This golden latte is getting popular from Sydney to UK streets. Everyone is so obsessed with the goodness of this herb that it became a winner as global health fad.
The use of turmeric dates back nearly 4000 years to the Vedic culture in India.
Erode, a city in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, is the world’s largest producer of turmeric became the “Yellow City” of India.
The name turmeric derives from the Latin word terra merita (meritorious earth), referring to the color of ground .
“If I had only a single herb to depend upon for all possible health and dietary needs, I would without much hesitation choose the Indian spice turmeric .”
Well, to me it’s a magical spice which has a lot ,really lot of health benefits.It is a potent anti-inflammatory and anticancer agent, so as antioxidant too.Turmeric regulates menses and helps you in getting relief from abdominal cramps during these days. Good for skin as well with an antibacterial property.
In India everyone is familiar with turmeric milk “Haldi wali doodh” since childhood ,as this is the first medicine every Mom gives her child when they get cold.
When the whole world is getting crazy after Turmeric-Latte , it’s an old known face to us.
Interestingly people In South Africa, use turmeric in a traditional way to give boiled white rice a golden color.
Coming to the recipe …Traditionally cow milk is used to prepare this drink.Where a pinch of black-pepper is added because this will enhance the absorption of curcumin (the main component in turmeric).
While in today’s trend the latte is prepared using either coconut milk or almond milk.
So a vegan drink this way.