How to make top 5 Immunity Booster Drinks (Beverages)Indian Immunity Booster Drinks

Good health of a person is a result of his strong immune system. The stronger the immune system, the less sick a person becomes. This is the reason why people use different types of diets and popular Indian immunity booster drinks to strengthen their body defence system. In a situation like of COVID -19 when the infection is spreading rapidly in the country, you should take all necessary measures to strengthen your immune system trying to use Indian immunity booster drinks.

There are certain Indian immunity booster drinks and beverages that help boost immune system and also have other health benefits. The most important thing is that the materials and ingredients that are required to prepare these beverages and drinks are easily available even at the time of lockdown. The ingredients to make healthy immunity boosting drinks can be easily stored in kitchens and are mostly used as routine spices (cinnamon, cardamom, turmeric, cloves, black pepper etc). The Popular Indian immunity booster drinks and beverages Masala Tea, Ginger Honey Tea, Cinnamon tea and other immunity booster Indian drinks and beverages can become super drinks not only for youngsters but also for adults and elderly. Turmeric Milk is such one drink that has been used sinces ages for physical and overall health and strengthening of immune system and body structure.

  1. Masala Chai (tea with spices)
  2. Ginger Honey tea
  3. Cinnamon tea
  4. Turmeric milk
  5. Kashmiri Kahwa (Kashmiri tea)

Recipe of Masala Chai

Masala chai is an aromatic, flavourful Indian immunity booster drink and beverages prepared by brewing black tea with milk and different types of spices. This is mostly relished during winters and monsoon as most of the spices used in Indian kitchen have warm effects on body.

Different spices like cardamom, cloves, anise, cinnamon, fennel seeds, etc can be used as per taste.

Ingredients :

  • 2 cups water or 250 ml water
  • 2 teaspoon sugar/ add as per taste
  • 1 teaspoon tea
  • 1 cup milk / add as per taste
  • 2 to 3 green cardamoms (elaichi)
  • 2 cloves (long)
  • 2 black pepper (kali mirch)
  • ½ inch cinnamon (dalchini)
  • 1 inch ginger/ 1/2 teaspoon dry ginger powder

How to make masala chai

  1. In a small pan take 300 ml water and heat it.
  2. Take all the spices in a mortar-pestle and Crush coarsely.
  3. Let the water come to a boil and then add the crushed spices.
  4. Boil the spices along with the water for 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Now add 1 teaspoon tea. Boil for a minute.
  6. Add milk and sugar as per taste. Let it boil properly for 3-4 minutes
  7. Masala chai is ready to be served.

Recipe notes:

  • Black tea of different brands have different strengths so the quantity has to be used accordingly, stronger the tea lesser tnhe quantity.
  • Cow milk has thinner consistency so more of it is used whereas buffalo milk is thicker and lesser amount is required.
  • Do not overboil tea before adding milk.
  • Its better to add crushed cardamoms at the end after adding milk. This retains the aroma of cardamom.

Recipe of Ginger Honey Lemon Tea

This type of tea is mostly prepared as a remedy for seasonal flu. Weight management and internal cleansing is also promoted by Ginger Honey Lemon tea alone with boosting immunity is wonderful Indian immunity booster drink and beverages.


  • 2 Cups Water
  • 1 inch Ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp Tea leaves
  • 1 tsp Lemon juice
  • 2 tsp Honey/ as per taste

How to Make Honey-Lemon-Ginger Tea

1.In a pan heat 2 cups of water.

2.Before it begins to boil add ginger.

3.Just as it starts to boil add the tea leaves.

4. Let it boil for 1 minute and switch of the flame.

5. Now add Lemon juice and Honey.

6. Strain it into a cup and serve hot

Recipe notes

  • Either black or green tea can be used
  • Water after adding tea should not be boiled for long time.
  • Always add lemon juice and honey after switching off the flame to retain their nutritive value.

Recipe of Cinnamon Tea

Cinnamon tea is a treasure of immunity boosters, anti oxidants and its other health benefits include weight loss, anti inflammatory action in chronic diseases, improves digestive system.


  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon green/ black tea
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper powder (optional)

How to make Cinnamon tea

  1. Boil the water in a pan.
  2. Add cinnamon powder, black pepper powder and boil it.
  3. Add black/green tea and switch off the flame.
  4. Strain tea in a cup and add honey and mix well.

Recipe notes:

  • Cinnamon sticks can also be used in place of cinnamon powder. But powdered cinnamon gives more flavour.
  • Use of tea is optional.
  • Lemon can also be added.

Turmeric Milk (Golden Milk)

Right amount of turmeric in right amount of milk makes best use of anti oxidant and anti inflammatory action of turmeric alongwith boosting immunity and memory enhancing.

Turmeric milk along with different ingredients yield different health benefits and a popular Indian immunity booster drink and beverage.

  • Regular intake of a cup of milk warmed with a pinch of haldi/ turmeric boosts immunity and provides internal strength. Jaggery can be added.
  • In case of joint pains, leg cramps at night and thyroid issues add few cashews in turmeric milk.
  • A pinch of dry ginger powder and black pepper powder in turmeric milk helps dealing with sore throat and flu symptoms.
  • Turmeric milk with a pinch of nutmeg powder is beneficial for diabetics, heart disease and joint pain.

Kashmiri Kahwa (Kashmiri Tea)

Kashmiri Kahwa is a flavorful, aromatic Kashmiri tea infused with cardamom, cloves, saffron, cinnamon that keeps you warm in cold days.


  • 1 teaspoon green tea powder
  • 1 inches cinnamon
  • 1clove
  • 1 strand saffron
  • 2 cup water
  • 2 green cardamom
  • 1 tablespoon sugar/ honey How to make Kashmiri Kahwa /Tea
  1. Add water in a pan and add cinnamon, green cardamom, saffron strands, clove to it.
  2. Bring them to a boil.
  3. Add the green tea powder and sugar to it and simmer for a few minutes (2 minutes).
  4. Now strain the tea to cups and serve hot.

Recipe notes:

  • If using honey, add it after switching off the flame. Do not heat honey on flame. Honey can be added on hot drinks.