Golden milk: what is the peculiarity of the miracle drink and how to make it at home

Tetiana KoziukLS Food
Golden milk recipe. Source: Pixabay

Golden milk is an ancient drink that is especially popular in Asian countries. It got its name from its main ingredient, turmeric, a staple of Indian cuisine. The substances that make up this spice are responsible for anti-inflammatory processes, namely, they reduce inflammation and act as antioxidants. This is very important in the fall and winter.

What is golden milk and how to make it

Although the name of this drink is used in a figurative sense. However, this milk can truly be called golden in terms of its content of useful components and vitamins.

Nutritionist Alina (kitchen_area) shared a recipe for golden milk with turmeric on her Instagram page.

Golden milk recipe with turmeric


  • milk - 200-300 ml
  • turmeric - 1-1.5 tsp.
  • cinnamon - 1\2 tsp.
  • black pepper - 1\3 tsp.
  • coconut oil - 1 tsp.
  • ground ginger - a pinch
Golden milk with turmeric at home

Method of preparation:

1. First, mix all the spices together.

2. Pour milk into a saucepan, add spices and coconut oil.

3. Put on fire and cook for about 10 minutes over medium heat. But do not bring to a boil.

4. The finished drink can be whipped with a blender to obtain a thick foam, but this is optional.

Benefits and harms of golden milk

To get a good effect, the nutritionist advises drinking about 2 glasses of this golden milk a day.

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