Recipes

turmeric-tahini-dressing

A spicy, creamy vibrant dressing that’s equally delicious on grain bowls and hearty salads, like kale. INGREDIENTS ¼ cup tahini3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice2 tablespoons olive oil½ teaspoon ground turmeric¼ teaspoon cayenne pepperKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper RECIPE PREPARATION Whisk together tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, turmeric, cayenne, and ¼ cup water until smooth....

indian-compound-butter

Compound butter is a great way to get flavor into a roast chicken. Here's an Indian-inspired version INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature1 teaspoon kosher salt1 teaspoon ground cumin1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric1/2 teaspoon ground coriander1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom RECIPE PREPARATION Process all...

turmeric-tonic

Find turmeric at specialty, Asian, and health food grocers. INGREDIENTS 1 2” piece peeled turmeric1 2” piece peeled ginger½ lemon3 tablespoons agave syrup (nectar)Sparkling water (for serving)Cayenne pepper (for serving) RECIPE PREPARATION Pass turmeric, ginger, and lemon (with peel) through a juicer. Stir in agave syrup. (Alternatively, chop turmeric and ginger and purée in a blender with...

spiced-jasmine-rice-pilaf

Turmeric or cinnamon? Nuts or raisins? The players may change, but the fundamentals of fluffy, fragrant jasmine rice pilaf are always the same. INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil½ medium onion, finely chopped½ small fennel bulb, finely chopped, plus ¼ cup coarsely chopped fennel fronds2 garlic cloves, finely choppedKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper¼ teaspoon ground coriander¼...

dominician-yellow-rice

INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup vegetable oil1/2 medium red onion, chopped1/2 red or green bell pepper, chopped1 celery stalk, chopped2 scallions, white and light-green parts only, sliced 1/2" thick on a diagonal2 garlic cloves, finely chopped1 bay leaf1 teaspoon cumin seeds1 teaspoon ground turmeric1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper1 cup long-grain rice (such as Texmati)2 cups low-sodium chicken broth1/2 teaspoon...

potato-soup

Be careful not to let this soup boil when reheating—you want to retain the delicate properties of the miso, which can be destroyed by high heat. INGREDIENTS 1 small sweet potato1 3x5-inch piece kombu¾ ounce bonito flakes (about 1½ packed cups)1 5.5-ounce can unsweetened coconut milk¼ cup white miso1 tablespoon finely grated fresh turmeric or 1 teaspoon ground turmeric1 tablespoon fresh lime...

hot-turmeric-latte

It’s worth using fresh turmeric and ginger to make this drink—both are often stocked at Whole Foods or Asian and Indian grocers. Ground spices will work, but the medicinal properties will be diminished and the texture less silky smooth. INGREDIENTS ½ cup coconut milk1 tablespoon date sugar or 2 teaspoons raw sugar4 teaspoons freshly grated turmeric or 1 teaspoon ground turmeric1 teaspoon...

the-cough-suppressant

Be careful not to boil the tea. It will give you a cleaner flavor and be more nutrient-rich. INGREDIENTS 1 bunch oregano1 bunch thyme1 1” piece ginger, peeled, grated1 1” piece turmeric, peeled, grated½ teaspoon black peppercorns1 small garlic clove, grated¼ cup honey, preferably raw¼ cup unsweetened almond milk3 tablespoons fresh lime or lemon juice RECIPE PREPARATION Lightly whack...