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How To Make Golden Milk

An easy and quick one in which turmeric paste is added to the milk
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 4 mins
Total Time 14 mins
Course DIY
Servings 200 g


Golden/Turmeric Paste

  • 200 g Raw turmeric
  • 1/4 Cup 100 ml Water
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 3/4 Tsp Cinnamon Powder Optional
  • 3/4 tsp Ginger Powder Optional
  • 1 Tbsp Coconut Oil or Almond Oil or Clarified Butter

Golden Milk Recipe

  • 1/2 tsp Golden paste
  • 1 Cup 200 ml Milk (Dairy or Coconut or Almond Or Soy)
  • 1 tsp or as per taste Honey


For Making Golden/Turmeric Paste

  • Wash turmeric roots. Peel it. Chop roughly into small pieces.
  • Put the chopped turmeric pieces along with water in the blender.
  • Blend for 30 to 40 seconds till you get a fine paste.
  • Cook this paste on low heat for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Switch off the gas stove.
  • Add black pepper, cinnamon powder and coconut oil to it, mix nicely and then store in the refrigerator.
  • Once you have the Golden paste ready, you can make Golden Milk/Latte or Turmeric Tea from it.

For Making Golden Milk

  • Heat milk. Add Golden paste and honey.
  • Mix nicely, serve.


    Turmeric Tea Recipe

    • Same as Golden milk but use water in place of milk.

    Turmeric Latte Recipe

    • Turmeric latte is a healthy caffeine free coffee.
    • Make Golden milk, run it into the blender for few seconds till frothy.
    • Sprinkle nutmeg/cinnamon/cardamom powder and serve.


    1. In place of raw turmeric root, you can use turmeric powder.
      • Make a paste by adding water to turmeric powder and proceed as above.
      • Powder requires more water as compared to fresh turmeric.
    2. Use coconut oil that is edible as the oil is available for hair and skin also.
    3. Cinnamon and ginger powder are added to enhance the taste and also to incorporate their benefits, thus making it more healthy. If you don't like these you may skip them.
    4. Adjust the quantity of spices as per your liking.
    5. After heating the paste, you can store it as it is, without adding spices and oil, in a glass container in the refrigerator.
      • If stored without spices and oil, then you can use it in cooking lentils and veggies also.
      • Use this in place of turmeric powder.
      • If stored without spices and oil then add these at the time of making Golden milk/Tea/Latte.
    Keyword How to Make Golden Milk, Turmeric Milk Recipe