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Haldi Ka Doodh (Hot Turmeric Milk)


"A great home remedy beverage for cough, congestion, colds and skin problems. This winter replace your usual hot cocoa with an invigorating cup of wellness. Bonus points for jammies and slippers. Turmeric can stain clothing and counter tops, so wear an apron; proceed with caution."
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15 m servings 154 cals
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 serving)

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  1. Whisk turmeric, cardamom, black pepper, ginger, cloves, and allspice together in a small bowl.
  2. Heat milk in a small saucepan over medium heat until heated through, 3 to 4 minutes; stir honey and vanilla extract into milk until completely dissolved. Whisk 1 teaspoon turmeric mixture into milk mixture; reduce heat to medium-low and cook until flavors blend, 2 to 3 minutes. Pour mixture through a strainer.


  • Cook's Note:
  • You can use any type of milk (2%, soy, coconut, almond, etc.). You can substitute agave nectar for the honey.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 154 calories; 5.3 g fat; 19 g carbohydrates; 8.4 g protein; 20 mg cholesterol; 104 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I am so glad you all have enjoyed this hot comforting beverage. Like so many of you have mentioned this recipe is not only good but good for you! I was hesitant about submitting the recipe but...

I don't have a cold or a sore throat but all the pollen in the air has kicked up my allergies and asthma. I made one before bed last night . I noticed I had far less wheezing and the tightness ...

My husband read an article that discussed the benefits of turmeric milk, so I found this delicious recipe. Reminds me a lot of Indian Tea/Chai. Committed ourselves to drinking every night for a ...

loved it. I did not think I would even like it, but the spices work together perfectly! am going to try it in hot chocolate.

I'd had a version of this once or twice in north India. I loved it but could not figure out the spices, so I was so happy to see this recipe. Delicious, subtle flavors, and energizing. I use who...

Very delicious drink!!! I am not a huge fan of tumeric flavor by itself, but this particular blend of spices reminds me of chai tea! I am actually using this to treat a cold and it really seems ...

Great taste! This is a very relaxing soy milk drink! I will be drinking more of this!

Delicious. I bought some Diy tea/herb bags to make up a few batches of this drink which saves time.

Really good transportation to get your daily dose of turmeric. It's nice to have at bedtime; it seems to give a feeling of relaxation. Instead of ground ginger, I buy a liquid ginger from Ging...