Ginger Wedang Recipe, a Natural Body Warmer that is Rich in Benefits

During winter, the rainy weather sometimes makes our bodies sick easily. Well... It's a good idea to warm our bodies and increase our immunity with a ginger drink concoction.

A drink made from sliced ​​fresh ginger, palm sugar or rock sugar mixed into hot water. Ginger rhizome as the main ingredient, is burned first, then crushed or roughly pounded until the extract water comes out, then made. Apart from being easy to obtain and cheap, ginger is also known to be rich in benefits.

Sometimes spices such as pandan leaves, lemongrass, cloves and/or cinnamon can be added to add aroma. Fresh milk or sweetened condensed milk, honey can also be added to enhance the taste.

There are 2 types of ginger, white ginger and red ginger. Red ginger tastes hotter and spicier and is widely used for treatment. Meanwhile, white ginger is often used as a spice for cooking and drinks.

Choose ginger whose tubers are old, intact, with nothing rotten. Grill the tubers over hot coals until the skin peels off and is slightly dry. Scrape with a knife or spoon until clean. Next, crush the ginger and process it into a drink mixture.
Here are several recipes for processed ginger wedang

A. Angkringan ginger wedang recipe.

This simple concoction of ginger rhizome and palm sugar tastes deliciously warm with a fragrant aroma. Suitable to drink in the morning or evening as a body warmer.


1 liter of water
100 grams of ginger, peeled and bruised
2 stalks of lemongrass, bruise the white part
2 pandan leaves, torn into pieces
200 grams of brown sugar, shaved or small slices

How to make angkringan ginger wedang

1. Boil water with ginger, lemongrass, pandan leaves and brown sugar. Cover the pan.
2. Reduce the heat, boil until the water boils and the juice from the ingredients comes out, about 30 minutes. Remove then strain.
3. Serve the ginger drink while warm.

B. Spiced ginger wedang recipe

200 grams ginger, roasted, sliced
2 cm cinnamon
1 gram cup
200 grams of palm sugar
2,000 ml of water
1 teaspoon honey

How to make ginger wedang:

1. Boil ginger, cinnamon, secang and palm sugar until the water reduces by half.
2. Strain, then add honey before drinking and stir.

C. Simple ginger drink


1 liter of water
100 grams of ginger, peeled, roughly sliced ​​and bruised
2 stalks lemongrass, bruised
2 pandan leaves, cut into medium size pieces
200 grams brown sugar, finely chopped (can be replaced with rock sugar if you don't really like brown sugar)
¼ teaspoon salt
1 cinnamon stick about 3-4 cm (optional)

How to make Ginger Wedang:

1. Boil water with ginger, lemongrass, pandan leaves, cinnamon, brown sugar and a little salt.
2. Cook covered over low heat for 20-30 minutes to ensure all the juice from the spices used comes out.
3. Strain the spice dregs and the Ginger Wedang is ready to be served.

D. Milk Ginger Wedang Recipe

One of the angkringan menus is also popular with many people. Milk provides important nutritional intake and ginger increases the body's endurance.

Material :
100 g old white ginger
2 stalks lemongrass, bruised
10 white peppercorns
1 pandan leaf, cut into pieces
1 liter of fresh milk
5 tbsp granulated sugar
1/4 tsp salt

How to Make Milk Ginger Wedang:

1. Wash the ginger thoroughly then burn it over the coals of a stove until the skin is slightly dry and slightly charred. 2. Remove, scrape the skin with a knife until clean.
3. Chop the ginger and bruise it.
4. Heat milk in a pan, add ginger, lemongrass, pandan leaves and pepper.
5. Cook over low heat while stirring until it boils. Leave it for a few moments until the milk reduces.
6. Turn off the heat, add sugar and salt. Stir until the sugar dissolves.
7. Strain and pour into a cup.
8. Serve warm.

E. Lemon Ginger Wedang Recipe

Ginger which is rich in benefits combined with lemon which is rich in vitamin C makes the body's immune system strong. This sweet and warm wedang is delicious to sip slowly.

Material :

1 medium ginger rhizome
2 stalks lemongrass, bruised
1 pandan leaf, cut into pieces
750 ml water
3 tbsp lemon juice
4 slices of lemon
4 tbsp honey

How to Make Lemon Ginger Wedang:

1. Grill the ginger rhizomes over hot coals until slightly black.
2. Scrape the skin with a spoon then cut into 2-3 pieces and pound until bruised.
3. Boil the ginger with lemongrass and pandan until it boils. Cover the pan, reduce the heat and boil until the water is reduced.
4. Then strain and pour into a serving glass. Add 1 slice of lemon.

F. Men's Stamina Ginger Wedang Recipe

Red ginger, which is spicier and hotter, is very effective in improving blood circulation. This red ginger drink concoction improves erections in men.

Material :

750 ml water
10 cm red ginger, coarsely sliced
1 stalk lemongrass, bruised
10 white peppercorns
6 cm cinnamon
2 cardamom grains
100 g palm sugar, finely combed
2 tbsp granulated sugar
Rock sugar to taste

How to Make Men's Stamina Ginger Wedang:

1. Pour water in a pan, cook over medium heat until it boils.
2. Add all the spices. Reduce the heat and let it boil.
3. Add sugar and cook over low heat until the water has reduced slightly. Turn off the heat.
4. Strain the wedang, let stand until warm.
5. Serve.

G. Ginger honey wedang recipe


200 grams of peeled, roasted, grated ginger
5 cm cinnamon stick
5 cloves, crushed
2-6 tbsp honey (or to taste)
1,500 ml of water
120 grams brown sugar, comb
25 grams of sugar
5 pandan leaves, summed
1/4 tsp salt

How to make honey ginger wedang

1. Wrap the ginger in a tea bag or tulle.
2. Prepare a pan, pour water. Add ginger and other ingredients except honey. Boil until the aroma of ginger comes out. Lift.
3. Strain and pour into a glass. Put two tablespoons of honey in each glass of wedang.
4. Enjoy while warm.

This ginger-based drink is not only popular with Indonesian people, but also in various other countries. In fact, the Crown Prince of the British Empire, Prince Charles also likes ginger tea. One of the variants is ginger honey wedang which was a treat during Prince Charles' visit to the Wanagama Forest in Gunungkidul Regency, Yogyakarta, in 1989. This wedang is served in an earthen pot which gives it a distinctive taste. Ginger honey wedang can be a warm drink option that is easy to make to maintain endurance.

Apart from ginger, add other spices such as cinnamon and cloves. Also use pandan leaves to make the aroma and taste of ginger wedang more fragrant.