turmeric milk recipe or haldi doodh – a perfect medicinal drink to cure common cold and cough.
This turmeric milk is often prepared at home when kids get cold and cough. Fresh turmeric root is more effective for making haldi doodh than turmeric powder, but if it is not available, turmeric powder can also be used.
haldi ka doodh is good for your health. turmeric is a root with many medicinal properties. Turmeric is widely used in South Asian cooking. It has anti-inflammatory property and helps to reduce internal and external swelling. Turmeric when consumed with honey also helps in digestion.
I often add ginger and spices while making haldi doodh. It will give a nice flavor. The addition of ginger is optional. You can also add dry ginger powder instead of ginger.
Let us see how to make haldi doodh with simple recipe.
turmeric milk recipe
preparation time: 10 minutes
cooking time: 15 minutes
recipe type: beverage
- milk – 1 and 1/4 cup
- water – 1/4 cup
- turmeric powder – 1 teaspoon or 1-inch piece of turmeric root
- green cardamom – 1
- cloves – 1
- ginger – 1/2 teaspoon, optional
- sugar or honey – 1 tablespoon or to taste
how to make turmeric milk or haldi wala doodh
1.To make turmeric milk (haldi doodh), bring milk to a boil along with turmeric powder or grated turmeric, cardamom, cloves, ginger. The addition of ginger is optional. Sometimes, there are chances that milk will curdle when you add ginger. So you can replace it with dry ginger powder also. Once the milk starts boiling, reduce the flame to low and cook for a couple of minutes.
2. Then turn off the flame, and leave it aside covered for a few more minutes.
3. Strain the milk into a serving glass, add sugar or honey, black pepper powder, mix well. Serve turmeric milk hot.