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Peppered Turmeric Milk

A medicated milk drink for common cold

Recipe by christy gerald of Dubai, AE

This recipe is from my Mother-In-Law (gave me this hot brew to drink daily twice,when I suffered cold)-includes simple ingredients from the kitchen shelf.Turmeric's antioxidant and anti-infective properties help u to immune against common cold.

Ingredients vegetarian 1 servings

    • 250 ml Low Fat milk-boiled
    • 3/4 tsp turmeric powder
    • 1 tsp half-crushed black pepper-corns
    • 3 tsp palm crystalline sugar(panam kalkandu)


    1. Heat the boiled milk in a sauce pan and add the turmeric powder.Mix well.Kepp on stirring this till the milk gets reduced to 200ml measure(10 mins atleast).
    2. Add the crushed pepper corns and stir this for 4 more mins.
    3. Add the palm crystalline sugar(shown separately in the pic) and mix well till it gets completely dissolved.
    4. Serve this hot (atleast twice a day) for 2-3 days.
    Note:Home cures can't always replace consulting an expert doctor. Nature remedies may only provide temporary relief and cannot tackle a major infection. If the symptoms persist for another day(even after trying a natural remedy) it's a sure sign that u must see a good Doctor.



    I am using honey rather than the sugar,seems to work really well,or you could use brown dark sugar too x


    i have never seen this sugar.Can regular sugar will b ok?plz reply.

    christy gerald

    christy gerald

    Hi Rabz!.Thank u so much for ur quick appreciation.Cheers!.Bye!.



    Hi Christy, This is also very good after giving birth & it can be taken for many other treatments.Our elders had some very useful recipes which many of the newer generation unfortunately don't value . Thanks.