5 ways to consume turmeric spice | Zizira

Turmeric is one spice, you could have in your kitchen cabinet and not regret. A multi-purpose spice that you can add almost everywhere. Yellow-orange in color it provides great flavor and makes the food you consume exude with wonderful health benefits.

If you’re looking for more ways to consume this potent spice and add them to your diet every day, here are a few recipes that you can try at home. And you don’t even need a lot of turmeric for it to have a flavorful impact.

Turmeric spice fused fire cider tonic

Turmeric Fused Fire Cider Tonic

Cold and flu are common with the iffy weather and the temperature slowly dropping we have to keep ourselves warm. You can turn to your kitchen to make this spicy recipe:

Ingredients required:

  • ½ cup of freshly grated horseradish.
  • ½ cup freshly grated ginger.
  • ½ tablespoon turmeric powder.
  • ½ teaspoon of chilli powder.
  • 7 cloves of garlic chopped.
  • 1 onion chopped.
  • 1 tablespoon dried rosemary leaves.
  • 1 teaspoon honey.
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon.
  • ½ tablespoon lemon zest.
  • Apple cider vinegar.


  1. Take a quarter-sized glass container and add horseradish, ginger, garlic, onion, rosemary, turmeric powder, chilli powder, cinnamon and lemon into it.
  2. Now pour the apple cider vinegar into the container until all the ingredients are fully covered and the vinegar reaches the brim of the glass container.
  3. Cover the glass container to prevent the ingredients from getting spoiled. Note: Use a plastic lid.
  4. Shake the jar and mix all the ingredients. Store in cool dark place for 4-5 weeks. You can shake the jar every once in a while.
  5. After a month of storage, use a mesh strainer to strain out the liquid juice and you can dispose of all the solid ingredients.
  6. Add honey as a natural sweetener. Taste your turmeric fire cider and add more honey if you’d like.
  7. Store in sealed container in a refrigerator. Drink a ½ cup daily when needed.

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Vegan creamy turmeric spice soup

Vegan Creamy Turmeric Cauliflower Soup

Here is another simple pureed recipe that you can try when you're feeling the chills with the winter season approaching. A mildly spiced soup that you can try at home and it takes minimum time to prepare.

Ingredients required (5 servings):

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil.
  • 2 onion thinly sliced.
  • ½ teaspoon salt.
  • 5 garlic cloves minced.
  • 1 cauliflower trimmed and cut.
  • 2 cups vegetable broth.
  • ½ teaspoon coriander powder.
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric.
  • 1 cup coconut milk.

Note: You can use ½ teaspoon of ground black pepper for seasoning. You can add roasted cashew, fresh parsley and red pepper flakes as garnish.


  1. Start by heating the pot over medium heat. Add the olive oil to it and let it simmer.
  2. Add the onions and ¼ salt and cook them until the onion turns soft and translucent (8 minutes)
  3. Reduce the heat to low and add the garlic cloves and cook it further for an additional 2 minutes.
  4. Add the cauliflower, vegetable broth, coriander, turmeric and the rest of the salt.
  5. Increase the heat to medium-high, after 15-20 minutes reduce the heat to low and allow it to simmer. You can simmer until the cauliflower is tender.
  6. Now you can puree the soup in a blender and put it back into the cooking pot. Add the coconut milk and stir. Warm the soup in low heat and add pepper, salt or spices to taste if needed.
  7. Serve it warm. Garnish with roasted cashews, or sprinkle pepper flakes and fresh parsley.
Tangy turmeric spice coconut smoothie

Tangy Turmeric Coconut Smoothie

Yes, another recipe for the cold season. As we desire an extra boost of sunshine and warmth here' s the best way you drink turmeric spice. Rich in Vitamin C, this fresh smoothie recipe will hype you with life’s zest. It makes a filling breakfast and a perfect post-workout meal. Turmeric and ginger will bring out the flavor and spice up the smoothie.

Ingredients required (per serving):

  • ½ cup rolled oats.
  • 1 cup coconut water (unsweetened).
  • 2 tablespoon coconut milk.
  • 1 and ½ cups mandarin juice (you can use other available citrus fruits).
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder.
  • ½ teaspoon ginger powder.
  • ¼ vanilla extract (optional).
  • 1 teaspoon of honey (optional).


  1. Start by placing the oats in the blender and process until it is finely ground.
  2. Now add the rest of the remaining ingredients to the blender and process it until it turns smooth.
  3. Pour in a glass and drink it fresh.

Note: You can increase the quantity of each ingredient and prepare for 5 servings or more and refrigerate it. Drink it anytime when required.

Turmeric Spice Flavoured Butter

Turmeric Spice Flavored Butter

Ingredients required:

  • ½ stick unsalted butter.
  • 1 teaspoon salt.
  • ½ teaspoon coriander powder.
  • ½ teaspoon cumin powder.
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper powder.
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder.
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon powder.
  • ½ teaspoon cardamom powder.


  1. Take a food processor and add all the ingredients to it.
  2. Run it and process until you get a smooth consistency.
  3. Take a glass container and store it in a refrigerator. Chill or freeze it for a month.
  4. Use it whenever necessary.
turmeric spice breakfast pancakes

Turmeric Spiced Breakfast Pancakes

Turmeric spice can make any food healthy even desserts such as pancakes. Are you wondering how? Here is an easy, fluffy turmeric spiced breakfast pancake recipe that you can whip up in your kitchen. It’s a healthy anti-inflammatory breakfast that you can’t resist.

Ingredients required:

  • ½ cup unsweetened applesauce.
  • 1 ¼ cup oat flour.
  • ½ cup coconut milk.
  • 2 tablespoon honey.
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder.
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract.
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon.
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder.
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper.
  • ¼ teaspoon ginger powder.

Note: For topping, you can use coconut milk and roasted cashews.


  1. Take a food processing blender and add all the ingredients to it.
  2. Blend until all the ingredient is mixed well together into a batter.
  3. Take a non-stick skillet over medium heat.
  4. Pour ¼ cup of batter into the pan. Spread into a circle to reduce the thickness.
  5. Cook for 3 minutes on the first side and flip it. Cook for another 3 minutes. And remove from the pan.
  6. Repeat the process for the rest of the batter.
  7. Add the toppings. Serve and enjoy.

Hope you enjoy these turmeric recipes. Let us know which one is the most excited recipe to try?

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