Turmeric and Ginger Tea

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I usually make a pot of this tea first thing in the morning before I start my yoga practice so that it is nice and infused and just the right temperature to drink when I’m done. It’s super easy and a lovely way to start the day.
Turmeric is an anti-inflammatory, and ginger is a great immune booster.

I like to use a pot with a mesh strainer to put all the ingredients in, alternatively you can use a tea filter or make it in a saucepan and use a sieve to separate the liquid.

Ingredients (serves 4)

Fresh ginger to taste
2 teaspoons turmeric powder
3/4 cardamom seeds

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Put the kettle on so that the water is boiling while you prepare the ingredients.
Grate or chop up the ginger, I like to use a lot which comes to about a tablespoon once grated.
Crush the cardamom seeds in a pestle and mortar so that the interior seeds fall out.
Place all the ingredients, as well as the turmeric powder in the strainer/filter/saucepan.
Pour the hot water over them and let steep for at least 5 minutes so that all the flavours infuse.
Enjoy!

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