Turmeric

TurmericA perennial plant of the ginger family. Turmeric has a distinct earthy aroma with spicy, musky, slightly bitter, pungent taste but not as hot as ginger. It is an essential component of curry powder and is often added mustard blends.

Turmeric features in lentil and bean dishes, dhal, golden rice, couscous, sauces, cream soups, chutneys, pickle, cakes...etc.

Turmeric has been used as a medicine, spice and colouring agent for thousands of years.

When turmeric is consumed as part of a meal, it is said to have the effect of binding the cholesterol substances in the food and rendering them incapable of absorption, and stopping them from clinging to the inside of arteries.

Vitamin A, C Calcium, Iron, Potassium, Chromium

Community Foods stock a top quality organic Indian dried turmeric powder. We also stock a local Kuranda fresh variety which you will find in the fridge.