Golden Elixir: Haldi Doodh – The Healing and Soothing Turmeric Milk Drink

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 5 minutes

Total time: 10 minutes


Turmeric milk is an ancient ayurvedic Indian drink. It is beneficial to health and beauty. It is an immunity booster. It has many magical healing properties. Mothers usually give this drink when kids suffer from cold and cough. This is the best drink for cold, cough and for any congestion.

This drink is easy to prepare as all items required are readily available in every kitchen.


Milk- 1 glass

Turmeric powder (Haldi)-1/2 tsp.

Ginger- 1 inch

Pepper corns- ½ tsp.

Clove- 2


Honey- 1 tsp.

Preparation Method

  1. Crush ginger, clove, pepper corns and cardamom with help of a mortar and pestle.
  2. In a sauce pan, add 1 glass of milk.
  3. Add ½ tsp. of turmeric powder and the crushed items into the milk and stir it well with a spoon.
  4. Allow milk to boil on a low flame.
  5. Once milk boils, turn off the flame.
  6. Add 1 tsp of honey to it. Mix well
  7. Strain the milk and serve it warm.


  1. Cinnamon can also be added.
  2. Honey can be replaced with sugar or jaggery.
  3. Organic turmeric would be preferable.


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