Pepper milk is a simple recipe, prepared with milk, and just two medicinal Indian spices, pepper and turmeric powder. It is a very good medicinal cure for throat infection, congestion flu and cold and is also very tasty. This recipes soothes an infected throat and gives immediate relief. Apart from using it as a medicinal drink you can enjoy this as a refreshing drink instead of coffee and tea. Turmeric powder has anti-cancer properties, anti-bacterial properties, anti-inflammatory properties and can heal wounds and sores. Pepper is a spice that can get rid of digestive problems, and is a cure for cold, coughs, throat infections, intestinal problems, lack of appetite, lowers risk of cancer and various other health issues. And milk is rich in calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, and protein, that is essential in bone and teeth development, also it helps in preventing illness by boosting the immune system. So obviously you can guess how the two would work together in fighting your flu. This home remedy can be prepared in just minutes with the familiar ingredients that anyone would have in his/her kitchen pantry.
- Milk - 1 cup
- Turmeric powder - 1/4 spoon
- Black pepper powder - 1/4 spoon
- Sugar - 2 spoon (or) Panangkalkandu - 2 spoons
- In a sauce pan add boiled milk and boil for 2 minutes and keep aside.
- In a cup add sugar/panangkalkandu, turmeric powder, pepper powder and hot boiled milk and mix well.
- Serve hot.
TIP : Panangkalkandu is a natural replacement for sugar, if you are not familiar with this ingredient you can use sugar.
Delicious and healthy Pepper milk is ready. Looks and tastes delicious, the turmeric powder gives it a mild yellow color and makes it attractive.