Golden Milk Gorgeousness | Ayurveda Mandala

GoldenMilk

Yield: 2 cups

Ingredients

  • 2 inch knob fresh turmeric
  • Good pinch of black pepper
  • 2 pods of cardamom
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • Cinnamon to taste
  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil or ghee
  • 1 cup full-fat coconut milk/oat milk or almond milk
  • 1 cup pure water
  • 2 tsps raw manuka honey or 4 drops of Vanilla flavoured Stevia
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract

Creamy, mildy sweet and fragrant with the potent flavors of turmeric, cardamom, nutmeg, fennel and cinnamon, Golden Milk is a nourishing drink, ao warming and perfect for any time of the day. It can be drunk cold on a hot summer day.

Method:

  • Peel the turmeric and blend it in a  blender with some of the milk.
  • Pour the milk and water into a saucepan mix in the blended turmeric. 
  • WIth a pestle and mortar crush the cardamom and fennel, add to the milk.
  • Add cinnamon, nutmeg and pepper to the milk.
  • Cover the saucepan and simmer gently on low to medium heat until little bubbles appear.
  • Turn off the heat and let the golden milk tea steep in there for about 10 min.
  • Strain the golden milk through a fine-mesh strainer or tea strainer into a tea pot or 2 cups.
  • While serving in the cup add 1 tsp of ghee or coconut oil into the cup, sweetener of your choice and vanilla extact. Enjoy this amazing elixir!

Ayurvedic Persepective: It is balancing all the three Humors (Doshas in Sanksrit) – Vata (air and ether elements), Pitta (water and fire elements), Kapha (water and earth elements).