How to consume Spices- Turmeric

How to consume Spices- Turmeric
Written By: Prakratik Published In: Healthy Recipes Created Date: 2016-02-27 Hits: 323

SPICES:

Turmeric

Chop the rootstocks just like ginger and add it to stir fry, soup or salad dishes.

Also just like ginger, you can run fresh turmeric through a juicer and get a concentrate. Use this juice to cook an Asian rice recipe like Java rice or knock it back like a tonic drink. If the later, mix in some honey and lemon juice because it really has a strong taste.

Make your own stock by boiling, drying and then finally grinding fresh turmeric. From there you can concoct your own curry mixes or use it in any curry-based recipe.

Mix the ground or powdered form in virgin coconut oil to make a paste. This can then be topically applied to areas with inflammation.

Toss it with roasted vegetables- Turmeric's slightly warm and peppery flavor works especially well with cauliflower, potatoes, and root vegetables.

Blend it into a smoothie- While fresh turmeric root is especially great in juices and smoothies, a pinch of ground spice is good, too. The slightly pungent flavor is usually well masked in smoothies.

Make tea - Simmer turmeric with milk and honey to make an earthy and comforting beverage.

Take in powder form directly with warm milk in a dose of 5-6 gm per day in divided doses.

NUTRITIONAL VALUE OF TURMERIC(per 100gm)

Health Benifits:

This is sweet to taste and cold in potency. It nourishes the body, provides energy, aids in constipation, helps in healthy weight gain and also acts as an aphrodisiac.

 

 

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