Tale as old as time, every grandmothers favorite, much has been said about the benefits of drinking turmeric milk. It is often called ‘Golden Milk’ by the Orientals.

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It has been advocated by native medicine, Ayurveda. A simple Web search on ‘turmeric milk’ will give you uncountable benefits ranging from decongestion to weight loss

Here is an authentic recipe to prepare it:

1. Take an inch-long stick of turmeric and crush it coarsely using a mortar and pestle.

2. Crush a few peppercorns too. The white variety is considered better.

3. Mix a cup of water with a cup of milk, add the crushed turmeric and pepper and bring to a boil.

4. Simmer for 20 minutes till the milk reduces to a cup

5. Remove from the stove, filter, add a spoonful of honey and enjoy the drink warm.