Golden Milk is the ultimate Ayurvedic recipe to wind down, improve digestion and circulation
This delicious warm drink can help to improve your digestion and circulation.
It is great to enjoy after our practice tonight as it is calming for the mind and healing to the body. It will help you to wind down even more.
The main ingredients of this soul warming drink are turmeric, ginger and cinnamon. Optionally, you can add black pepper/or your favourite natural sweetener such as jaggery or raw honey.
Tumeric gives the drink it’s name and colour; it is a powerful anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiseptic used since ancient times. It helps to soothe respiratory ailments and purifies the life to just name a few.
Cinnamon is known to help prevent and shorten the duration of the flu. It has the highest antioxidant strength of all the food sources and is several hundred times more potent than any fruit or vegetable.
1 cup almond or organic cow milk
water, for simmering
3 cardamoms, cracked
1/2 tsp ground turmeric
2.5 cm piece of fresh ginger, grated
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1/2 tsp jaggery (or any other natural sweetener)
Place the milk in a small pan and add 60ml of water.
Add the remaining ingredients, apart from the jaggery, and gently simmer for 10 - 15 minutes.
Pour in a cup, stir through the jaggery to taste, strain and serve.