Koththamalli
Alternative namesKothamalli Thani, Iguru Koththamalli, Coriander Ginger Tea
TypeFlavoured tea
Region or stateSri Lanka
Created byTraditional
Main ingredientsCoriander seeds, ginger, water
VariationsPeppercorns

Koththamalli (Sinhala: ඉඟුරු කොත්තමල්ලි තේ, Tamil: இஞ்சி கொத்தமல்லி தேநீர்) is a flavoured tea beverage made by brewing coriander seeds and ginger. It is a traditional Sri Lankan home remedy for the common cold.[1][2] Coriander and ginger have long being considered to have Ayurvedic properties.[3][4]

References

  1. ^ Tegal, Megara (9 September 2015). "The Magic In Koththamalli". The Roar. Roar Media. Retrieved 21 August 2018.
  2. ^ Ranatunga, D. C. (December 2011). "Time tested home remedies". Serendib. Sri Lankan Airlines. Retrieved 21 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Coriandum sativum". Ayurvedic Plants of Sri Lanka. University of Ruhuna/Barberyn Ayuruvedic Resorts. Retrieved 21 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Zingiber officinale". Ayurvedic Plants of Sri Lanka. University of Ruhuna/Barberyn Ayuruvedic Resorts. Retrieved 21 August 2018.