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Desi-licious Golden Milk Latte | Easy and Healthy Ethnic Recipes

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Done in under 10 minutes, we promise this Desi~licious golden milk latte will become your new favourite way to enjoy coffee. A twist to the regular golden milk, this warm and soothing elixir, is packed with nourishing nutrients and is super simple to make. 
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time7 mins
Course: Drinks
Servings: 2 people
Golden milk latte in a cup dried roses sprinkled on top and fresh flowers in the background

Ingredients

  • 2 cups milk any milk of your choice
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp maple syrup or another sweetener of choice
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 inch ginger fresh
  • 1 tsp instant coffee granules
  • pinch black pepper

Instructions

  • Place all ingredients, except coffee granules, into a small saucepan. Heat on a medium-high heat whilst whisking with a balloon whisk. This will ensure you get a nice thick froth
  • Heat until the milk mixture is very hot, but not boiling
  • Add the coffee granules and stir well to mix well
  • Pour into two cups, sprinkle with pepper and enjoy

Notes

  • You can use any variety of milk you prefer. I opt for what’s available at home and tend to alternate between coconut and soy milk.
  • If you have fresh turmeric, by all means you can use that instead of powder, but I find the powder emits more flavour.
  • As odd as it may sound, the black pepper is an important addition; it helps to increase the bioavailability of curcumin – the active compound in turmeric that’s touted for innumerable health benefits.
  • In other words, the compound piperine in black pepper increases the absorption of curcumin. Let’s not forget it. You can choose any way to sweeten this golden milk turmeric coffee – maple syrup, honey, agave or enjoy without any sweetness. The spices help distract your taste buds from the sweetness.
Nutrition Facts
Desi-licious Golden Milk Latte | Easy and Healthy Ethnic Recipes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 154 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Sodium 137mg6%
Potassium 456mg13%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 1500IU30%
Vitamin C 0.8mg1%
Calcium 90mg9%
Iron 3.2mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Please note the nutritional analysis values are estimates and suggestions. This nutrition facts table does not know your life - your body, including your hunger and satiety cues, change daily. It's okay to eat more or less. Say no to food guilt and instead embrace mindful eating.