Turmeric jamu


Preparation info

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Appears in

Fire Islands: Recipes from Indonesia

Fire Islands

By Eleanor Ford

Published 2019

  • About

Jamu sellers have been championing turmeric’s health-giving properties for generations, long before the West caught on. This tonic is light, refreshing and my favourite start to a day.


  • 100 g ( oz) turmeric
  • thumb of ginger
  • juice of a


Scrub the turmeric and ginger clean (no need to peel) and roughly chop. Blitz to a puree in a high-speed blender with a little water. Scrape into a pan with 750 ml (3 cups) water, bring slowly to the boil