Kothamalli Thanni

Asians often using coriander seed to their day to day cooking. But, today I am using this coriander seeds to make traditional tea recipe from Sri Lanka that has medicinal values, especially for a cold remedy.

(Makes 3 cups of tea)

  • 6 tablespoon of coriander seeds
  • 3 cups of water (0.75 mL)
  • 2 inches of fresh ginger slices
  • 1 inches of turmeric
  • Black pepper
  • Honey or raw brown sugar


  1. Dry roast coriander seeds until they turn a slightly deeper brown colour.
  2. Boil it in water for about 10-15 minutes.
  3. Add fresh ginger slices, turmeric, and a hint of black pepper.
  4. Stir it and drain the liquid.
  5. Finallly, add a bit of honey and enjoy!

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