Turmeric Powder

Masala Powders

Turmeric powder (மஞ்சள் பொடி), a bright yellow powder is made from the rhizomes of turmeric. Turmeric is useful for its colour, flavour, cosmetic and medicinal properties. In India turmeric took major part in Ayurvedic medicine for skin disease and wounds. Turmeric powder used in Indian dishes to impart a rich yellow color. It is used in beauty products and spiritual ceremonies.

Prepare turmeric powder at home is better than buying outside shops. Most of them contains artificial flavor and colors using chemicals.

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Turmeric Powder
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 4-5 hours
Servings
months shelf life
Ingredients
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 4-5 hours
Servings
months shelf life
Ingredients
Recipe Notes
  • Break turmeric sticks into small pieces so that it will dry completely.
  • Keep the turmeric in the sun for some hours.
  • Once dry, grind the turmeric in a flour mill to a fine powder.
  • Spread the ground turmeric powder on a sheet and allow it to cool for a while.
  • Once the powder has cooled, store it in an airtight container..
  • Transfer the powder to small container for your day to day usage.

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