Gotu Kola (pennywort) Drink

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READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Missy Wombat

From Charmaine Solomon's Encyclopaedia of Asian Food Gotu kola or pennywork is also supposed to be good for joint pains.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup gotu-kola
  • 2 12 cups cold water
  • 12 cup simple syrup


  1. Wash the leaves well, pinch off stems and, for each handful of leaves, add 2-1/2 cups cold water and 1/2 cup simple syrup made with equal parts of sugar and water.
  2. (Boil to dissolve sugar, allow to cool and store in a bottle.) Add 3 or 4 ice cubes and blend at high speed.
  3. Blend the drink just before serving or it will lose its bright colour.

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