Generally during the winter months, raab is included for breakfast. It provides the vital energy required for the day.
- On a low flame, heat ghee in a pan.
- Sauté the gum powder for 2 minutes.
- Add hot water. Stir till the gum dissolves completely. Add jaggery. Stir till it melts.
- Add the almonds and sunth - piprimul powders. Stir and boil for a minute. Serve hot.
- Raab is also given every day to women after pregnancy and childbirth.
It is also served to people after fasts.