|EVEREST TURMERIC POWDER: Fine ground, bright yellow, earthy flavoured 'Sangli turmeric' from Maharashtra.
A garden-fresh turmeric powder that has a golden-yellow colour. Known for its high carcumin (colour property) content. It is a popular variety in India, where turmeric is used as a key colouring agent in 'curries'.
Turmeric has a mild, earthy and woody flavour. It stimulates protein digestion, and is an excellent blood purifier. The use of turmeric as a colouring agent in food dates back as far as 600 B.C. In medieval Europe, turmeric was known as Indian Saffron.
Usage: The Hindus in India use turmeric to marinate fish before cooking. Turmeric is both used as a colouring and flavouring agent in Indian cuisine. Solutions of turmeric have long been used in the treatment of wounds, eye infections and common cold.