Minty Spicy Lemongrass Milk by Tarla Dalal

Minty Spicy Lemongrass Milk by Tarla Dalal

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A hot glass of milk can be very comforting indeed, especially when it is pepped up with aromatic spices. Here is a hot cuppa that will soothe your senses and rejuvenate you when a bad cold saps your energy. Lemongrass and mint leaves add vitamin C to this pleasing beverage, helping to relieve cold and cough by improving immunity levels. Turmeric powder added to this Minty Spicy Lemongrass Milk also works wonders by protecting your body from infections.


Recipe Description for Minty Spicy Lemongrass Milk

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Makes 2 glasses
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6 mint leaves (phudina)
2 to 3 lemongrass (hare chai ki patti) stalks , cut into 50 mm. (2”) pieces
1/2 tsp chai masala
1 tsp grated ginger (adrak)
1 tbsp sugar
1 cup milk
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)

  1. Combine 2 cups of water, lemongrass stalks, mint leaves and sugar, mix well and boil.
  2. Simmer for 5 to 7 minutes till the aroma is released and the water is reduced to half.
  3. Add the ginger and chai masala, mix well and boil on a slow flame for 1 minute.
  4. Add the milk, bring to a boil and simmer on a slow flame for 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the turmeric powder, mix well and boil on a slow flame for 1 minute.
  6. Remove from the flame and strain using a strainer.
  7. Pour into 2 individual glasses and serve hot.

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