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I love turmeric. It’s one of my favorite herbs and I eat it in some form every day.

Both dried and fresh turmeric are great for you and provide a wide range of health benefits. Read all about the health benefits of turmeric here.

If you can find fresh turmeric, it’s a real treat. The flavor is absolutely delicious (I think). I add it to soups, stews, stir-frys, and even juice it or add it to your smoothies. Look at your local Asian or Indian grocery stores for fresh. If you can’t find it there, you may be able to find it online.

This idea for candied turmeric and turmeric syrup actually came from a reader who left a comment on my Facebook page asking if it was possible.

Well, I wasn’t sure, but I decided I wanted to find out.

And oh boy, am I glad I did!

Not only is the candied turmeric delicious, but the syrup is amazing! It’s so good that I like to just sip it off the spoon, but since I am trying to keep the sugar intake to a minimum, I fight the urge to do so. 🙂

You could use the syrup in stir-fry sauce (like teriyaki, orange chicken, etc.), but my new favorite way to use it is in my second water kefir ferment. YUM!

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How to Make Candied Turmeric and Turmeric Syrup

How to Make Candied Turmeric and Turmeric Syrup

Yield: Approx. 1 pint
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Not only is this candied turmeric delicious, but the syrup is amazing! It's so good that I like to just sip it off the spoon, but since I am trying to keep the sugar intake to a minimum, I fight the urge to do so. 🙂

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh turmeric
  • 1 1/2 cups honey
  • 1 1/2 cups filtered water

Instructions

  1. Wash your turmeric and peel if desired. I personally don't peel it. I just scrub it really well.
  2. Slice it very thin or chop into small chunks.
  3. Place in a small saucepan and cover with the honey and water.
  4. Bring to a simmer and reduce to low heat.
  5. Cover and let simmer for 30 minutes.
  6. Remove lid and let summer on low heat for another 30 minutes or until the turmeric is tender when you poke it with a fork. The syrup should also be reduced by about half.
  7. Remove from heat and let cool.
  8. Pour the mixture through a strainer and let the syrup completely drip off the turmeric pieces.
  9. Once drained completely, spread the turmeric pieces out in a single layer on a wire rack or a sheet pan covered with wax paper. The wire rack works best if you have one.
  10. Let the turmeric sit out for at least 12 hours or until it has started to dry. You could also use your dehydrator on low for about 8 hours if you prefer.
  11. Transfer to an airtight container. I store mine in the fridge and it will keep for quite a long time.
  12. Enjoy as a healthy little sweet treat, or come up with creative ways to incorporate it into your cooking or baking!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 118 Total Fat: 1g Saturated Fat: 1g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 11mg Carbohydrates: 25g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 9g Sugar: 1g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 4g
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 Tell me, have you ever tried candied turmeric? Did you like it? Leave a comment below!

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