Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Tumeric Milk - Cold & Sore throat

Tumeric Milk - Cold & Sore throat

Indian Home Remedy

 The remedy is haldi ka doodh which translates into turmeric milk, which is simply that, turmeric (haldi) with milk (doodh).

Tumeric has attracted a lot of attention for it’s healing powers, which has always been recognized as that in places like India. It’s helps with things like skin problems, colds, toothaches and many other ailments. You can read more about it HERE

What you Need:
2 cups fresh whole milk
1/2 – 1 tsp turmeric powder
2-3 whole black peppercorns
2-3 whole cardamom pods, cracked
1/2 inch ginger, roughly chopped
Pinch of saffron, optional
Sweetener like honey
Heat the milk along with the spices for 2-3 minutes. Add the sweetener to taste if using. Let it cool until its warm. Strain and serve.

Adapted from http://www.journeykitchen.com/2012/01/turmeric-milk-indian-home-remedy.html

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