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Turmeric milk | Manjal milagu paal

Turmeric milk or manjal milagu paal for sore throat, cough. Best home remedy for dry cough and other common cold symptoms as well as sound sleep.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 1 person


  • 1 cup Milk
  • ¼ teaspoon Turmeric
  • ¼ tsp Black pepper powder
  • ¼ cup Water
  • 2 teaspoon Panangalkandu Palm sugar candy, crushed


  • Start by boiling a little water in a saucepan.
  • Pour in the milk.
  • In goes turmeric. (I used fresh turmeric paste)
  • After that, tip in black pepper powder.
  • Mix well and bring to boil.
  • Simmer in low flame for 2 minutes.
  • After that, mix well and switch off flame.
  • Then add crushed palm sugar candy (Panangalkandu).
  • Mix well to dissolve it and filter.
  • Give it a froth and consume hot.



  • Bring to boil, stir and simmer the flame to avoid overflowing.
  • Add palm sugar candy after switching off the heat.