Cha Nam Manao Khing (Ginger Limeade)

Cha Nam Manao Khing (Ginger Limeade)

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  • 6 cups hot water
  • 4 (1-inch) ginger pieces, peeled and smashed
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup lime juice, from 3 to 4 limes
  • 2 limes, sliced, for garnish
  • 4 cups ice cubes


Bring water to a boil in a saucepan set over medium-high heat.

Add ginger and reduce temperature to medium. Boil for 15 minutes. Remove ginger pieces and stir in sugar; stir until dissolved. Let cool to room temperature, then stir in lime juice.

Place sliced limes in a pitcher. Add ice cubes, and then pour in limeade. Serve chilled.