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The scorching heat is back, and we all need to keep ourselves hydrated enough to keep us going throughout the day. Water is the first thing that pops up in our heads when we hear the word 'hydrated'. But, does water satisfy our tastebuds? The answer is no! Hence, we are here with 3 delicious recipes that will keep you all hydrated and fresh, while the Turmeric will do its magic for your health. Our beloved turmeric or Haldi powder is an ingredient that has stayed perpetual in our winter preparations.

However, there are myriad reasons why you should introduce it into your summer dishes as well. The desi spice is a treasure trove of medicinal benefits.

Benefits of Turmeric Powder

Turmeric powder known for its anti-compounds that help in relieving pain as well as internal trauma. It is full of antioxidants, which help to slow down the aging process and enhance skin health, cardiovascular health, and immunity. It may also strengthen your brain's cognitive skills and slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease. According to a few studies, it could even aid in the management of diabetes. Turmeric contains curcumin which naturally stimulates metabolism that can result in weight loss.

Healthy Summer Recipes - Using Turmeric Powder

These recipes will blow away your mind because they are not just hydrating but also fuller and healthy. Let us look at these recipes together.

1) All Yellow smoothie:

To make this delicious recipe, you need a few handy ingredients available at your home.


  • A Banana
  • Handful cubes of Frozen Pineapple
  • Turmeric Powder (to taste and preference)

How To Make It:

  • Throw all your ingredients into a blender with a dash of water and maple syrup/ honey. Blend until smooth and serve fresh. 
  • This recipe is hydrating, nutritious, and wholesome. Your anti-oxidant and turmeric-rich smoothie is ready. 

2) Turmeric Popsicles:

Popsicles are the western version of our desi Ice-Gola. Take it like a popsicle or gola, this recipe is going to work as the best refreshment ever. Like the previous recipe, only a few ingredients are needed to make this delicious snack.


  • Turmeric Powder
  • Mangoes/Pineapple Cubes
  • Lemon Juice 
  • Mint Leaves
  • Sugar or honey or maple syrup

How to Make It:

  • Add your fruits to a blender. Add lemon juice and your sweetener to it along with some water. 
  • Make a semi-thick paste and add it to your popsicle molds. freeze it overnight or until it turns solid.
  • demold it and enjoy!

Get a head start on your summer day with this cooling recipe.  

Let's admit it, ice pops or popsicles are one of the best things about summer. These are incredibly easy to make and a hit among children.  

Also read: Use of Turmeric Powder- 6 Ways of Using Turmeric Powder in Day-to-Day Life

3) Lemonade Infused with Turmeric:

Lemonades and summers have a special relationship. To increase the health factor of your chilled lemonade, add some ground Haldi and a teaspoon of ginger. Instead of sugar, try maple syrup or raw honey. They will not only flavour your lemonade but will also make it high in antioxidants.


  • Lemon
  • Sugar
  • Pinch of Salt
  • Ginger and, Turmeric Powder

How to Make It?

  • Make your lemonade just like you've been making it. Add ground ginger, crushed ice, and Turmeric powder to increase its health benefits.

Lemon is everyone's go-to ingredient to beat summer so, the next time you get lemons in your grocery, don't forget to make a turmeric lemonade. These cooling summer recipes are your best bet. you can savor them as a snack or even as lunch and dinner because they are super fuller and nutritious.