Turmeric Ginger Cinnamon Tea
Turmeric Ginger Cinnamon Tea - soothing and refreshing, tea that helps to fight cold, flu and aids in digestion. Although this caffeine-free tea can be enjoyed all year round, it is especially perfect to keep you warm in winters.
- 2 cups (500 ml) Water
- 1 tsp Turmeric
- 1 inch (1 tbsp) Ginger grated
- 1 stick (4 inches) Cinnamon
- 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
- 1 tsp Honey adjust to suit your taste
Combine cinnamon, turmeric, ginger, water in a saucepan, and bring the mixture to boil on medium-high heat.
Reduce the heat and simmer for about 10 minutes
Turn off the heat, mix in lime juice and honey.
Strain the tea through a fine strainer to remove the spices and divide between 2 cups.
Enjoy hot and spicy turmeric ginger cinnamon tea.
You may substitute ground turmeric with fresh turmeric root. Grate it and use along with other spices.
You can substitute freshly grated ginger with 1/2 tsp ground ginger. Fresh ginger imparts subtle flavour than ground ginger.
Fresh cinnamon may be substituted with 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon.
The Alternate method of making this herbal tea is to steep all the spices in a heat resistant pitcher/teapot and mix in lemon juice and honey just before enjoying. Steeping time depends on how strong you want your tea to be. Longer the spices are steeped, stronger the tea would be.
Adjust spices and honey as per your taste preference. Do you feel the tea is too spicy? cut down ginger. Is it too sweet? cut down honey. Cut down turmeric if you feel its too strong.
For a vegan version, swap in maple syrup, agave or any healthy plant-based sweetener for honey.