The Green Chutney

Turmeric

May 13, 2012 by Mimi in with 0 Comments

Turmeric (Haldi)is powder made from a Dry  root of a leafy plant related to ginger. It has a bright yellow color and a  warm, earthy aroma and taste. Although it becomes bitter if too much used. It is mildly antiseptic. Turmeric is an essential spice in Indian food, giving a rich, appetizing color. It is used in curries, fish dishes and with beans, vegetables and other dishes because of its digestive properties.

Fresh turmeric is available sometimes here in The USA in Indian Markets. The pickle     made from this fresh Turmeric is favorite of many from Gujarat. It is rather tidious as removing the skin can be a chore. Fresh Turmeric root looks similar to Ginger but it is orange yellow and lean.

 

 

 

 

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

Welcome to TheGreenChutney.com

Welcome to thegreenchutney.com
Each Recipe is passionately created in my own kitchen with my own ideas and ingredients, Some recipes are adopted, some are from friends and Family. I have added some packaged items for convenience. These recipes are simple, colorful, palatable, and ideal for today's busy lifestyle. All the recipes are Vegetarian and some are Vegan. Some recipes are Indian, some are of mixed culture and some dishes are fusion. Hope you enjoy them.
I UPDATE MY BLOG OFTEN AS I FIND MORE USEFUL INFORMATION. MAKE SURE TO OFTEN CHECK THE RECIPE YOU LIKE

Would be great to receive comments as to how you like this Blog.
CopyrightNitaDesai2010