Haldi Ka Doodh (Hot Turmeric Milk) Recipe
Hot turmeric milk, or haldi ka doodh, is a delicious and traditional Indian home remedy used to soothe a cold or sore throat.
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It's true that haldi ka doodh is a traditional drink, but this recipe has a couple of major errors that will make it ineffective. In ayurvedic medicine honey is NEVER cooked. EVER. If you must use it, add it after the drink has cooled a few minutes. All sugar is processed, even honey. It was simply processed by bees. There are mystery ingredients ion honey, yes. But they should not be cooked according to ayurvedic medicine. Just use regular cane sugar. Also, the kind of milk used absolutely matters. It must be whole cow's milk from a pastured animal, and it must be boiled. The LAST ingredient you ever want to use is coconut. It has the opposite effect of all the other ingredients, and will render their medicinal propertires useless. If you are having a problem believing this, just ask yourself if you think an American blogger has done five thousand years worth of study, observation and testing before swapping out ingredients, or if she did it because she heard coconut milk was really trendy... C
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 am so happy I did. Love to read all your comments.
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 month. Day 3 - already noticing health benefits; psoriasis improving, cold symptoms long gone, less inflammation, etc. Told many friends and family to try it out. I strongly encourage anyone to try, even just for a couple of nights. You'll definitely notice a difference!
OMG! First of all this drink is delicious. Allrecipes allows change of servings to make a batch. I could not find cardamom so I queried Google that stated combining cinnamon and nutmeg is a good substitute. Other than that I followed the recipe which is sitting in my refrigerator ready to heat each evening. By the way I’m so relaxed after drinking it I go straight to bed. This is a must try and well worth spending money on fresh spices.
I have felt AMAZING well since starting this nighttime beverage! Did you know you can change the serving size in your recipes on Allrecipes.com? I have adjusted to 100 so I can make up a jar-full to make the evening ritual a breeze! We have found that we actually like this drink cold, rather than hot; definitely filtered; and made with unsweetened coconut milk for smooooothness! Another hint! 100 pinches equals just about 2 T! After five years of pain from a nasty fall, I am SO very thankful for tumeric!
fantastic recipe, using it regularly now
I love this! I'm an avid tea drinker and, though dubious at first, thought I would give this a try--it's fantastic! Thanks for the recipe!