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Hot and Healthy Indian Spiced Milk

  • Author: Shanna Mallon
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 3 servings 1x


Warm and nourishing, this Indian spiced milk is the perfect hot beverage for a cold morning, or to help you relax before heading to bed.



  • 3 cups whole milkĀ 
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 whole stick cinnamon
  • Raw honey, to taste


  1. Place a medium-sized saucepan over medium-low heat. Add milk and spices, and stir to combine. Continue whisking slowly but constantly until the milk is hot, about 5-8 minutes. Do not allow it to scorch.
  2. Taste and add honey per personal preference. Pour into three mugs and enjoy!

  • Category: Milk
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Beverage

Keywords: Indian cuisine, milk, ginger, cardamom, cinnamon, spice, turmeric, clove, honey