Turmeric Milk Recipe – Haldi Doodh / Golden Milk

Turmeric Milk (Haldi Doodh also known as Golden Milk) is a very popular medicinal ayurvedic drink that is had most often when you have a bad cold or a cough. But personally I make sure I serve this herbal spice drink to my children when the seasons are about to change.  Fresh turmeric root, Milk, Honey, Black pepper powder   1 inch Fresh turmeric root , or 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 220 ml Milk Honey , or sugar to taste Black pepper powder , (optional)     10   5     To begin making the Turmeric Milk (Haldi Doodh), bring the grated turmeric root/ haldi and milk to boil for a couple of minutes.Once the turmeric milk boils, turn off the heat and allow the turmeric milk mixture to rest for a couple minutes.  This will bring out the essential medicines and color from the turmeric. After a couple of minutes of resting, strain the turmeric milk from the turmeric root into a glass, stir in sugar / honey and black pepper and serve the Turmeric Milk while still hot.The Turmeric milk/ Haldi Doodh / Golden Milk is a great home remedy for cough and colds and you have give to children as young as 1 year. Note: If you are using turmeric powder, you just have to boil the milk with the powder, add in the sugar/ honey and serve as it is. You don’t have to strain the milk.