Turmeric Recipes

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Golden Turmeric Paste Recipe



Prepare the golden turmeric paste by adding the turmeric powder to the water and boil in a saucepan until a thick paste is formed. This paste may be stored in the refrigerator.

This paste can be used in a variety of ways:

  • Stir in water/milk/juice/tea. Swallow quickly.
  • Stir into sweetener (honey, maple syrup) to make a paste, swallow from spoon. 
  • Mix with thick, strong-tasting food (e.g., peanut butter), swallow.
  • Mix with water to form soft paste.  Put a spoonful to the back of throat, swallow, and follow with water/juice/tea.
  • Spread 1/4 inch thick on slices of bread.  Add condiments: lettuce, parsley, etc.  Include cucumber slices.  Close and eat.

Golden Turmeric Milk Recipe


  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tsp almond oil (or any other vegetable oil)
  • 1/4 tsp golden turmeric paste (as made above)
  • honey to taste


While stirring on a low heat, bring the milk just to the boiling point.  Then pour all the ingredients in an electric blender and blend to make a beautiful foamy drink.  Fruit may be added before blending.  Serve with a little cinnamon sprinkled on top.

Turmeric Spread Recipe


  • 1/2 pint sesame tahini  
  • 2 Tbsp. sesame oil (or other)
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup turmeric powder


Simply mix all the ingredients together and enjoy!

Do you have special ways you enjoy turmeric? Share in the comments below!

Rosalee is an herbalist and author of the bestselling book Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients Into Foods & Remedies That Heal. She's a registered herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild and the Education Director for LearningHerbs. Read about how Rosalee went from having a terminal illness to being a bestselling author in her full story here.  

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