Turmeric Powder


Turmeric is a flowering plant Curcuma Longa of the ginger family. It is the oldest medicinal spice often called “golden spice” due to its distinctive bright yellow colour. Fresh turmeric root has a striking appearance to fresh ginger.  It is used as a colouring agent in few recipes, it is popularly known for its antioxidant content, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and medicinal properties. Benefits of this spice are incredibly vast and it is believed to be the most powerful spice to combat many diseases. It is widely used in Ayurveda and in-home remedies for throat infection, cold, flu and to prevent viral infections.


Generally, a pinch of turmeric is used in varieties of Indian dishes in many ways such as rice, curries, stews, drinks. Check out the Curry and Rice category for a few recipe ideas. 


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