Turmeric (Haldi Powder)
₹37.00 – ₹350.00
Turmeric (Haldi Powder) and especially its most active compound curcumin have many scientifically-proven health benefits, such as the potential to prevent heart disease, Alzheimer’s and cancer. It’s a potent anti- inflammatory and antioxidant and may also help improve symptoms of depression and arthritis.
Turmeric adds flavor to food, which explains its presence in curry powder. However, turmeric can also play an important role in digesting that food. The spice can contribute to healthy digestion as a result of its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Native to Asia this member of the ginger family is one of the most highly prized spices in the world. Not, however, for its price or rarity. Far from it, this yellow Indian spice is one of the cheapest to produce. Rather, this yellow Indian spice is prized for its flavor and color. Turmeric has often been used as a dye for cloth. The root is also seen as a rather auspicious one and is used to make colored pastes for Hindu ceremonies.
Color and karma aside, the turmeric root has become a staple for curries, soups, risottos, cakes and numerous other foods throughout Africa, Asia, and Europe. Ground turmeric powder imbues food with a peculiar flavor unique to turmeric. As a member of the ginger family it possesses a distinct gingery-ness that’s often described and woody, musky, and floral. The naturally occurring compound curcumin also lends a certain mustard flavor to this ground turmeric powder.
|Dimensions||13 × 13 × 13 cm|
1 kg., 100 gm, 25 gm., 50 gm., 500 gm.
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