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Turmeric
 

Pictured above; Turmeric

 
 
 
 

Turmeric, common name for an erect, perennial herb, of the ginger family, native to parts of India and used widely in Indian Cuisine especially in curry.

The familiar form of the turmeric seasoning is in a powder form, but it can be used chopped or sliced.
 
Turmeric comes from the root of the turmeric plant, the root resembles its relative Ginger in appearance, it has a pungent taste and a yellowish colour.


 
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