Explore Turmeric, our spice of the month, and see how it can elevate your culinary creations.


Turmeric has a warm, earthy aroma with peppery and slightly bitter undertones. It is a key ingredient in many curry powders.


Turmeric root resembles ginger but is bright orange inside. Ground turmeric is a deep, golden-yellow powder.

Health Benefits

Turmeric is renowned for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, largely due to its active ingredient, curcumin.


Turmeric adds color and flavor to curries, soups, and rice dishes. It is also used in mustards and as a natural food coloring.

Origin Country

India is not only the largest producer of turmeric but also the largest consumer and exporter. It's deeply embedded in the country's cuisine, traditional medicine (Ayurveda), and culture.

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Source: Times Of India

Spice of the Month: Turmeric

Varieties Turmeric:

Indian turmeric varieties vary by region, size, color, and curcumin content. 'Madras' and 'Alleppey' are the main types, with 'Alleppey' being popular in the U.S. for its color and higher curcumin* content, while 'Madras' is favored in the British and Middle Eastern markets for its lighter color.

*Curcumin is a natural yellow compound found in turmeric that helps reduce inflammation and acts as an antioxidant.