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4 ingredient turmeric tea recipe

A simple turmeric tea recipe that takes 4 ingredients & 10 minutes. Don’t wait for cough and cold, have this fresh delicious turmeric tea everyday and boost your immune system.
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Beverage, Drink
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2
Calories 9 kcal


  • 3 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon fresh turmeric root, minced (or 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric)
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon peppercorns freshly cracked
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • honey/sugar/maple syrup to taste (optional)


  • Add minced turmeric, ginger and fresh cracked pepper to 3 cups of water and bring it to a boil.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes over medium heat.
  • Remove from heat and strain the liquid.
  • Add lemon juice. Add sweetener if required. Mix well.
  • Serve hot or cold.


  1. If fresh turmeric root is unavailable, ground turmeric can be used.
  2. For added flavor, boil lemon zest along with the other ingredients.
Keyword dairy-free, tea, tonic, vegan