Saffron Turmeric Cashew Milk


Saffron Turmeric Cashew Milk

Author: Natasha Minocha
Blog: Tasha’s Artisan Foods
I’m absolutely besotted with homemade Cashew Milk and am quite happy drinking this straight up, with a little bit of honey or maple syrup as a sweetener.  But I had bigger and better plans for this So this golden Saffron Turmeric Cashew Milk was made and devoured in no time!

Turmeric milk is a common Indian household remedy for a number of  ailments.  Every time we suffer an injury, fall sick or are recovering from a sickness, get a nasty cold and cough, have a baby….. This healing drink comes to the rescue. Turmeric provides many health benefits as it has anti-inflammatory, anti– bacterial, antioxidant properties. Its a great immunity booster and is wonderful for digestion as well.

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One of the most expensive spices in the world, saffron is extremely valuable because of its distinct flavour, health and medicinal properties. Its also known for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant attributes. Its a great stress buster, helps control blood pressure, stimulates digestion and helps in detoxification of the body. ( SOURCE)
This recipe combines the goodness of not only turmeric and saffron, but also cinnamon, cardamom and honey ( you can use maple syrup or coconut sugar, if you like to keep it vegan) to make a fabulously  delicious drink. The thick, creamy cashew milk really does take it up  a few notches.

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Serve it refreshingly chilled in summer, warm in winters…the delicately spiced, wonderfully flavoured drink even doubles as a dessert beverage!


INGREDIENTS:
(For  1 serving)

  • 1 cup Cashew Milk Homemade
  • 1-2 tsp honey Or maple syrup/ coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 2 Green cardamom Seeds only
  • 8-10 strands Saffron

 

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METHOD:

  • Blend all the ingredients together in your blender. Taste and adjust for sweetness.
  • Serve chilled or warm. Top with pistachios and a few extra strands of saffron (optional)