How to make Turmeric milk/Manjal pal/Haldi milk-marudhuskitchen

How to make Turmeric milk/Manjal pal/Haldi milk-marudhuskitchen

How to make Turmeric milk/Manjal pal/Haldi milk


Turmeric is a valuable spice of south Indian culture.Every home uses this in some form in their day  to day  life . It  is one of the sacred  ingredient  used  in process  of  worship . It  has anti-aging , anti-inflammatory  and  anti-bacterial  properties . Turmeric gives the skin a healthy glow . Can be a dietary supplement in certain types of cancer treatments.It is used as one of the key ingredients in Tamil  culinary  culture with all its gorgeous yellowy tint .

Turmeric-milkUsually the  rhizome of the plant is offered to sun god during  pongal  festival. This turmeric has similar properties like saffron when it comes to color. As  per reports  India  is  the  largest producer of turmeric than any other country in the world . It  is used in the preparation of medicinal  oil , dye  and  ointments  also . It  is a  important  herb  used  in  Ayurvedic  treatment . Turmeric  has  many  properties  and  wide  range of uses and  it  has no limits . we cannot think a culinary preparation without  using  turmeric  especially  in Tamil culture . Turmeric applied  to wounds stops  bleeding . Milk and turmeric combined shows to strengthen up our bones. In this post am going to give a recipe about  how to make turmeric milk  or manjal pal  which  is  easy  to prepare and  it  gives relief  from running nose and sore throat . Even though it is a very simple recipe and every mother uses this recipe  for their family , I selected to publish it  for people who are not aware of this and its  benefits . Either sugar  or honey anything sweet can be added according to individual preference.

How to make Turmeric milk/Manjal pal/Haldi milk

Total Time4 mins


  • Turmeric powder -little less than 1/4 tsp
  • Milk - 1 cup
  • Honey - 11/2 tsp
  • pepper powder - 4 pinches


  • First boil the milk.
  • Then add turmeric powder when it boils.
  • Add pepper powder.
  • Switch off the stove.
  • Now add honey and mix well.
  • Serve it hot.


Always add honey at the end.
Can add sugar,palm sugar or any other sweetener you wish.
In olden days they add just turmeric to hot milk and drink.
Addition of pepper is optional.
Almond powder,cashew powder,cardamon powder or any nut powder can be added.

Comments (1)

  1. nathalia

    hi, do you have an instagram page? I will use this recipe tomorrow 🙂 will mention your website, thank you.

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