Haldi has been touted as a wonder drug and in recent years gained popularity in the west; this is owed to research highlighting the therapeutic and healing properties of turmeric. A member of the ginger family; turmeric has been harvested for more than 5,000 years and plays an important role in food, medicine and beauty products in the east.
A healthy alternative to coffee, haldi doodh, golden or turmeric milk is an Indian drink, found in almost every trendy high street coffee bar! This golden beverage is easy to make at home and for half the price!
Once mixed, the spice mix can be stored in an airtight jar for up to three months.
• 5 tbsp ground turmeric
• 3 tsp ground ginger
• 2 tsp ground cinnamon
• 1 tsp ground cardamom
• 1 tsp ground black pepper
Golden Latte Milk
• 350 ml milk
• 1 tsp spice mix
• 1 tsp agave syrup / honey
or sweetener (optional)
Method - Latte Spice Mix
In a bowl add the turmeric, ginger, cinnamon, cardamom and ground black pepper. Mix really well and transfer to a glass jar with an airtight lid.
Method - Golden Latte Milk
In a small bowl add one tablespoon of the milk with a teaspoon of the turmeric latte mix; using a fork whisk to combine. Add the rest of the milk and mix well.
In a saucepan heat the milk gently until steaming, add sweetener, pour in to a mug and enjoy!
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