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Pepper Tea

Published Monday, 23 April, 2012 by Aditi

Great sore throat remedy



  • 250 ml water (approx. 1 cup)
  • 5 peppercorns
  • 1 1/2 tsp ghee (clarified unsalted butter)
  • 8-10 basil leaves (optional)
  • 1 tbsp. Honey (optional)


Heat the water. Coarsely crush the peppercorns and add to the water. Add the basil leaves. Let it boil. After it boils, simmer for 3-4 minutes. Turm off the heat. Add the honey and stir well. Now add in the ghee.

this concoction can also be made with sugar and salt. For those who prefer using salt, drop the honey.


  • Girly 6 years ago

    Its turn off the heat.Not turm off the heat!!!!(6th line)

  • Mint 7 years ago

    Wowwww! Fantastic! It cured my sore throat in one go! Thanks master chef! Please write more.. ~ budding chef

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