Homemade Turmeric Drink

This homemade turmeric drink (tisane) is warming, spicy, aromatic and does not contain caffeine. Recommended to add a little fat to aid in digestion of turmeric’s health properties.

Homemade Spiced Turmeric Drink

Ingredients (serves 2):

  • 2 inch piece of fresh turmeric root, peeled and chopped into ‘coins’
  • 1 inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cinnamon stick, toasted
  • 6 black peppercorns
  • 1 star anise
  • 5 whole cloves
  • 3 green cardamom pods, crushed to release seeds
  • I inch whole strip of orange peel
  • 1 tbsp of honey or agave nectar
  • 1 cup of coconut milk

Homemade Turmeric Drink

Put the turmeric, ginger, cinnamon stick, peppercorn, star anise, cloves, cardamom and orange peel into a pan with 1 cup of water and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 3-5 minutes or until fragrant. Turn the heat to low and steep for additional 3-5 minutes.

Remove from heat and stir in honey/agave.

Strain and discard solids.

Warm and froth the coconut milk, or other milk of your choice and gently pour into the tisane. Serve immediately.

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