Quick-Fix Teh Halia

This is an instant, dried version that's much easier to use on a daily basis than making up fresh. This recipe gives you 2 weeks' worth of dried teh. Just pop it into an airtight tin, and you can take it with you to make up and drink wherever you are.
  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 14 servings
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5 ounces/140 g brown granulated sugar

4 ounces/112 g dried turmeric

1 ounce/28 g dried ginger

1 ounce/25 g black tea leaves

1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

1 cup whole milk


  1. Stir together the sugar, turmeric, ginger, tea and black pepper and store in a dry, airtight tin.
  2. To make up into a teh, place 5 to 6 teaspoons of the mixture in a saucepan with 1 cup whole milk and 1 cup water, then simmer over low heat until reduced by half, 10 to 20 minutes. Strain and serve.
  3. The mixture will keep in an airtight tin for 2 weeks.