turmeric (Curcuma longa)

  • Turmeric is is a plant of the ginger family.
  • The rhizomes can be used directly similar to the way you might use root ginger. They will impart an orange-yellow colour.
  • Turmeric is widely available as a dried bright orange-yellow powder. The roots are boiled, dried and ground into a powder.
  • Turmeric is a key ingredient in curry powder and garam masala.
turmeric roots

turmeric roots