Creamy, hot drink made from the roots of salep:A great ally to fight against flu and cough. It is healthy and delicious.
Formerly it was in such a pure form. Today is increasingly found in other varieties and derived from other plants, but if you can not find it otherwise, then select the salep powder.
While choosing , make sure the manufacturer is from Turkey .
And here is how to prepare this winter drink:
- 4 cups milk
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 tablespoon powdered salep
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
Mix sugar and salep powder, then add cold milk. The mixture should be thoroughly whipped in a blender to melt any lumps of sugar and dust. Then put the mixture to boil. Once boiled, reduce the temperature of the stove and keep boiling stirring constantly until you get a thick mixture. Salep is best when it is thick, but be careful to remain liquid. Boiled salep is served in cups and then sprayed with cinnamon.
Not only it’s tasty, salep has many healing powers, it purifies throat , soothes the airways and reduces or completely removes cough.