Wednesday, August 21, 2013

What is Turmeric Powder or Haldi Powder and its Uses?

Photo:Turmeric Powder or Haldi Powder

Meanings of Turmeric Powder or Haldi Powder.

 Meanings of Turmeric Powder or Haldi Powder.
  Turmeric Powder means a yellow powder made by grinding dried whole Turmeric in any food processor or any commercial mills.Turmeric is known as haldi in India.Turmeric Powder is also used as an antiseptic in India,because of high preference given to Turmeric in Ayurveda.Turmeric is very basic spice or masala in any indian dishes or recipes.In the above photo of Turmeric powder you can also see whole Turmeric on the right side.People also like to use Turmeric Roots and they also prefer to use Turmeric Extract.

                 What are the uses of Turmeric Powder or Haldi Powder? 


  1.  You can use Turmeric Powder in any Indian Curries.
  2. You can use Haldi Powder in any Indian Lentils or Dal's.
  3. You can use Turmeric Powder in many Starters or Appetizers.
  4. You can make Turmeric Tea.
  5. You can also make Turmeric Pickle also form fresh Turmeric only.
  6. You can make Turmeric Milk.
  7. You can also use Fresh Turmeric or Green Turmeric too.
  8.  You can apply Turmeric Powder on skin for any Internal injury or Pain.
Nutrition in Turmeric Powder or Haldi Powder ( Some of the Important Values).

Health Benefits of Turmeric or Turmeric Benefits:Turmeric Powder or Haldi Powder contains 354 calories per 100 grams.Turmeric Powder is also good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin B-6 and it also contains good amount of Iron and Magnesium.

Parameters                     Values(100 per grams)
Moisture                               13.100 gm                       
Energy                                  349.000 Kcal                 
Iron                                       2.300 gm
Protein                                  6.300 gm         
Phosphorus                           282.000 gm                     
Fat                                         5.100 gm                       


Thiamine                               0.030 mg            
Niacin                                    2.300 mg                     

Turmeric Farming or Turmeric Plant.     

  1. Indian is one of the leading producer of Turmeric in the world.  
  2. Basically Turmeric grown as a plant about 2 to 3 food or feet height, but the turmeric is a root of Turmeric Plant and plant has no other uses.
  3. Cultivation: Jan, Feb, Mar.         
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