Dairy Farmers of Canada

Golden Milk

Golden milk, also known as haldi doodh in hindi, incorporates turmeric root, ginger, black pepper, and oil into milk, making for a delicious and nutritious drink.

  • Prep: 5 minutes
  • Cooking: 5 minutes
Yields 2 servings
golden milk


  • 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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