- Karupatti Paal is basically flavored milk made with jaggery and spices.
- This south Indian style jaggery milk will help you keep warm inside.
- We have the recipe for you.
Jaggery (or gur) is best enjoyed in winter. Jaggery is the most traditional Desi candy and has a sweet taste and rich aroma that adds extra flavor to the dish. Have it in the form of Gur Ki Kheer or Bengali Pithe – a healthy piece of Gur is simply irresistible. You can also enjoy it with your favorite hot Makki Ki Roti and Sarson Ka Saag or Paratha. As you explore the local cuisine, you will find that gur is used to make various unique foods and drinks. One such heartwarming drink is a glass of Karupatti Paal. For the unsophisticated, “Karupatti” is called jaggery and “Paal” stands for milk.
Karupatti Paal is basically made up of a hot drink gur, Milk, and some healthy condiments to warm you up inside. Not only is this fragrant milk super tasty, it’s also packed with health benefits and is considered great for that winter.
Winter Special Karupatti Paal | Health Benefits of This South Indian Style Jaggery Milk:
One of the main ingredients that make the drink stand out is Jaggery. Jaggery is a storehouse for minerals, iron, vitamins, and more. All of this is known to boost immunity and prevent colds and flu. According to health experts, jaggery helps widen blood vessels and further warm us up from the inside. This makes jaggery an ideal winter food. In addition, the calories in Gur help create heat in the body and provide us with energy.
The second important part is milk. There is no need to introduce the benefits of milk. It’s a healthy food that is loaded with calcium, phosphorus, vitamins, and several essential minerals. In addition to strengthening our bones and teeth, milk is touted as being excellent for weight management because of its protein content.
Jaggery milk also contains some healthy kitchen spices like ginger, cinnamon, Muleth, Nutmeg and more. These ingredients not only improve the taste of the drink, but also add to its benefits. The spices can be customized according to your choice.
How to Make South Indian Jaggery Milk | Karupatti Paal Recipe:
In this recipe we used ginger powder, cardamom powder, and nutmeg powder to make it warmer and ideal for winter. It also contains jaggery powder and cow’s milk. If you are someone who follows veganism, you can substitute Cow’s milk with every vegan alternative.
All you need to do is boil a cup of milk, add dry powdered ginger, powdered cardamom, and powdered nutmeg, and mix well. Turn off the flame and add jaggery. Drink jaggery milk hot to enjoy the best.
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You can drink this jaggery milk at night as an alternative to the very popular ones Haldi Doodh. This drink can also be a delicious option for the home kids who are upset about drinking milk.
You have to try this drink!
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