Being stuck indoors means our digestive systems are in the slow lane. As such, many of us suffer from post-meal cramping, flatulence and belching. Here is an easy, homemade powder, traditionally called faki, to relieve your #indigestion issues.


  • 50 gms Jeera/Cumin Seeds
  • 50 gms Saunf /Fennel Seeds
  • 50 gms Methi Seeds/Fenugreek
  • 50 gms Ajwain/Carom Seeds
  • 50 gms Suwa /Dill Seeds
  • 50 gms Misri/Raw Sugar
  • 1/2 Tsp Rock Salt


Prep: 15 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes

  1. On a hot tawa, roast jeera, saunf and suwa for 30 secs.
  2. Then roast ajwain and methi for 20 seconds.
  3. Mix the spices. Allow to cool completely.
  4. Add sugar and salt to the mix.
  5. Grind to a fine powder. Store in an airtight container for upto 8 months.
  6. Chew 1 tsp of the powder after meals. You can also squeeze some lemon into it.