1. Rock sugar is also known as koday sakker in Konkani, kallu sakkare in Kannada and mishri in Hindi
2. Licorice is also called as goday kasth in Konkani and mulethi/jethimadhu in Hindi
3. Long pepper (piper longum) is also called as Indian long pepper, 'Ipli' in Konkani and pipli in Hindi)
4. This recipe is for a small quantity, however you can make a bigger batch by doubling or tripling the recipe. Make sure you use a large, wide based vessel.