Good recipes that use turmeric include grilled turmeric potatoes and mango smoothies. The grilled turmeric potatoes recipe calls for dried and ground turmeric, whereas the mango smoothie recipe uses fresh turmeric.
To make grilled turmeric potatoes, mix 1/2 cup of Italian dressing with 1 tablespoon of ground turmeric. Cut 1 1/2 pounds of cooked red potatoes and 4 ounces of paneer cheese into 1-inch cubes. Place the potato and cheese cubes onto separate skewers. Brush the skewers with the dressing mixture. Cut 1 large sweet onion into 16 wedges, and grill the wedges cut-side down on medium-high heat for five minutes.
Turn and brush the wedges with the dressing mixture, and add the potato skewers to the grill. Cook for six to eight minutes, turning the potatoes occasionally and brushing them with the rest of the dressing mixture. Remove the potatoes and onions from the grill, and add the cheese skewers. Cook for two minutes, turn, and cook for another two minutes. Mix the onion wedges with the cooked potato and cheese cubes, and serve.
To make a mango smoothie, soak 1/2 cup of cashews in 1 cup of water for four to six hours, and drain. Add the cashews to a blender, along with 3/4 cup of orange juice, 2 cups of frozen mango, 2 teaspoons of peeled and chopped turmeric, 1 teaspoon of peeled and chopped ginger, 1 frozen banana, 1/2 cup coconut water, 1 tablespoons of honey and 1 tablespoon of vanilla. Blend until smooth.