Golden Turmeric Latte is a healthy Ayurvedic drink that is perfect for fall and winters. Made using very few ingredients, this sunshine in a cup is very soothing to sip on. Learn to make it.
About This Recipe
Turmeric Latte also referred to as “Golden Milk” or “Golden Sunshine” is a hot beverage where the milk is spiced with ground turmeric, cinnamon, and nutmeg. To make it a little sweet, I have added honey, but you can skip it too.
You can even add in some ground black pepper, for that little hint of spice in the Latte. This golden drink has many health benefits such as it improves immunity, supports the liver, helps treat cold and cough, supports digestion, purifies the blood and also helps in the treatment of autoimmune diseases.
It is filled with the goodness of turmeric, that is considered a great Ayurvedic medicine for its anti inflammatory properties.
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Milk – A great source of calcium, milk is used in our everyday beverages and here also, we will use milk to make this turmeric drink. You can even use Almond Milk or Soy Milk for a vegan option. Even coconut milk works great.
Turmeric – Here, I have used organic turmeric powder, but you can even use fresh turmeric to make this Latte.
If you have fresh turmeric available, you just have to peel and grate the turmeric and mix it with the milk while boiling. Make sure you add a little amount of you are using fresh turmeric, because it’s very strong in taste and flavour.
Once the milk is boiled with turmeric, add in other ingredients i.e cinnamon, nutmeg and honey. Mix well and serve.
Honey – For sweetener, I have used honey, but you can go ahead and use sugar or jaggery too.
Other Ingredients – Cinnamon and Nutmeg, not only gives it a nice flavor but an aroma too. Plus they have a lot of health benefits too.
Step By Step Recipe
Pour milk in a sauce pan and bring it to a boil.
Remove the pan from heat.
Add ground turmeric, cinnamon, nutmeg and honey.
Pour the latte in saving glasses from a distance to make a froth on top. Serve immediately.
Frequently Asked Questions
To make Iced Turmeric Latte, just mix all the ingredients in a bottle or shaker, i.e milk, ground turmeric, cinnamon, nutmeg and honey. You can even add a little vanilla extract in the Iced Latte, it adds a nice flavour to it.
Next, add in ice cubes in the glass, pour the turmeric milk mixture and serve. You can also add in crushed ice in the glass instead of ice cubes.
Since we have added honey in the drink, it is not recommended to heat it as it will loose some of its health benefits But if you still have some leftover, you can reheat it.
It stays good in an airtight container for about 3 to 5 days in the refrigerator. Just make sure to mix the drink well before consuming it.
Turmeric Latte Recipe
- 2 cups Milk
- 1 tsp Ground Turmeric
- 1/4 tsp Cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp Nutmeg
- 2 tbsp Honey
- Pour milk in a sauce pan and bring it to a boil.
- Remove the pan from heat.
- Add ground turmeric, cinnamon, nutmeg and honey and mix well.
- Pour the latte in saving glasses from a distance to make a froth on top.
- Serve immediately.