Golden Turmeric Milk

June 4, 2016
Golden Turmeric Milk

This Golden Turmeric Milk is a perfect warming winter drink. Turmeric is such an incredible medicinal herb; anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, and boosting immunity.

As well as turmeric, this drink is jam packed full of amazing nutrients to combat disease and keep our immune system healthy.

Golden Turmeric Milk

Perfect for a rainy afternoon, or an after dinner drink, this recipe is designed for 2 people, but you can easily increase the quantities to make it for more people.

I know it seems like a lot of ingredients in this Golden Turmeric Milk, but trust me, it tastes absolutely delicious and it takes no time at all to make.

Another amazing ingredient in this drink is coconut oil. Coconut oil is good for digestion, antibacterial, anti inflammatory, anti fungal and boosts the immune system. It’s also said to prevent heart disease and osteoporosis. If you’re interested in reading more about the benefits of coconut oil, I found this great article by Dr Axe, which you can read here.

I put cardamom in this awesome Golden Turmeric Milk, simply because I love it and I’m a bit obsessed.  Cardamom also has many benefits, which you can read about here.

Star anise gives it an over all liquorice type taste, and I sweetened it with coconut sugar, which I love and I find it gives it a nice depth of flavour.

Golden Turmeric Milk

We enjoyed this Golden Turmeric Milk with a delicious recipe out of Minimalist Bakers new cookbook. If you haven’t gotten your hands on a copy, please do yourself a favour and check it out! 

Josh says: This Golden Turmeric Drink stands up as a huge winner for me. I have been a lover of hot drinks all my life and nothing comes close to the enjoyment of flavour I have received since Katie made this. The taste is so purifying it will leave you cosy inside. By the end of the mug, I feel like my body has been completely rejuvenated. I love this drink so much! Try it out!

If you make this, please let us know and give us a shout out on social media!

Golden Turmeric Milk
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
10 mins
This deliciously creamy Golden Turmeric Milk will leave you feeling all warm and fuzzy. Not only that, but it's jam packed full of nutrients to boost your immune system.
Servings: 2 cups
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 Tbsp fresh turmeric finely grated
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger finely grated
  • 2 pods of star anise
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp grated nutmeg
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 2 grinds of black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups rice milk
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 1 Tbsp coconut sugar
  1. Add water to medium saucepan on medium heat
  2. Add the fresh turmeric and ginger
  3. Add the rice milk
  4. Add the star anise, cardamom, nutmeg, ground turmeric, black pepper and stir
  5. Add coconut milk
  6. Add coconut oil
  7. Finally, add coconut sugar
  8. Bring to the boil
  9. Pour into 2 mugs - no need for straining
Recipe Notes

Add grated nutmeg on top if desired  

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  • Mark June 7, 2016 at 7:40 pm

    I’m not clear on if the turmeric and ginger is meant to be grated or sliced or whole?

    • admin June 7, 2016 at 7:51 pm

      Hi there Mark, thanks for the feedback. We have corrected the ingredient list to specify that you will need to finely grate the turmeric and ginger! Thanks for the heads up!