This beverage gets its beautiful hue from turmeric, an everyday Indian spice known for its anti-inflammatory properties. This drink is traditionally considered to be a natural remedy for chronic cough.
½ cup/125ml milk
1 teaspoon coriander seeds
½ teaspoon black peppercorns, slightly crushed
¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
Honey or rock-sugar to taste
- Bring ¾ cup/190ml water to a boil in a saucepan. Add the coriander seeds, peppercorns and turmeric powder and let simmer for 10 minutes.
- Add the milk and bring to a gentle boil. Turn off the heat.
- Pour the liquid through a strainer into a cup. Discard the residue.
- Stir in the honey or sugar to taste.
- Serve hot.