Dairy Farmers of Canada

Canadian Golden Milk Recipe

Unearth the magic of Golden Milk, also known as haldi doodh in Hindi. Our recipe seamlessly incorporates turmeric root, ginger, black pepper, and oil into 100% Canadian milk, crafting a delicious and nourishing beverage. Whether you're seeking comfort or health benefits, our Golden Milk recipe is sure to please.

  • Prep: 5 minutes
  • Cooking: 5 minutes
Yields 2 servings
Warm Canadian Golden Milk served in a cup, garnished with a cinnamon stick on top


  • 2 ½ cups (625ml) 100% Canadian milk
  • 2 pieces of 1-inch (2.5cm) fresh turmeric, unpeeled, thinly sliced or 1½ tsp (8ml) of ground turmeric powder
  • 2 pieces of 1/2-inch (1.25cm) pieces fresh ginger, unpeeled, thinly sliced or 1 tsp (5ml) of ground ginger powder
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) of coconut oil
  • ½ tsp (3 ml) black pepper
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) of maple syrup (optional)
  • Top with
  • 1 tsp (5ml) of cinnamon (optional)
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Pour 100% Canadian milk into a small saucepan.

Thinly slice ginger and turmeric.

Add ginger, turmeric, cinnamon stick, coconut oil, and black pepper to the Canadian milk

Heat the Canadian milk to low boil, stirring frequently.

Reduce heat and simmer until flavours have melded together.

For a sweeter Golden Milk, add maple syrup (optional)

Place a strainer on top of a mixing bowl. Pour Golden Milk mixture into the strainer, to remove fresh ginger, turmeric and cinnamon stick.

Take strained Golden Milk, and divide into two cups.

If preferred, top with ground cinnamon and a cinnamon stick.

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