Turmeric Latte/ Turmeric Milk/Haldi Dudh

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Turmeric has reigned over our kitchens since ages. Not a single dish in an Indian kitchen completes without adding this golden spice. Our kitchen queens are well influenced by the benefits of this magic spice haldi or turmeric
Our ancestors and the creators of the ancient and sacred Ayurvadic texts too were greatly aware of its properties and had well versed the benefits of this magic spice. They had emphasized to use it on the daily bases.  Its health benefits especially It’s anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and antifungal properties have been mentioned in these ages old texts.
If you have got hurt or suffering from flues, or cougs and colds,  bodyaches and  in asthma too this is the first remedy given by moms and grandmoms in our homes. The turmeric powder added to hot millk with any natural sweetner like gur/jaggery or honey does a magic to increase the medicinal properties of this turmeric or golden latte. I added a little cinnamon powder and spoonful of honey to get the complete benefits when I caught up with the flu last week

Course –  Breakfast

Cuisine – Indian

 Prep Time – 2 Min

 Cook Time – 10 Min

 Total Time – 15 Min

 Yield – 2 Servings

 Author – Bharti Dhawan

 Ingredients

  • Milk – 500 ml
  • Raw turmeric or turmeric powder – 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon powder – 1 tsp
  • Honey – 2 tsp

  Instructions

  • Keep the milk to boil at low flame
  • Add grated raw turmeric and cinnamon powder to the milk and let it boil for 10 minutes
  • Add honey after the milk cools down a little
 * If you are adding jaggery or gur add while boiling the milk
* If raw turmeric is not available to you,  use normal turmeric/haldi powder which is easily available in the kitchens
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