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Cinnamon Powder

Also Known As : Dalchini powder

Vegetarian

Taste Profile

It has sweet-savoury taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Cinnamon powder can be used in soups, stews, cookies, muffins and cakes.
  2. It can be added to both sweet and savoury dishes to enhance their flavour.
  3. It can also be used in hot beverages such as tea or coffee.

Common names and forms

  1. Cinnamon (Dalchini) Powder
  2. Dalchini powder
  3. Ground Cinnamon Powder

Description

Cinnamon powder is the finely ground cinnamon bark found on the lower parts of the tropical, evergreen trees. It is in the form of fine brown powder with sweet aroma. It is considered as a condiment for both sweet and savoury applications.

Health benefits

  • Cinnamon powder can help to treat type-2 diabetes and lowers blood sugar levels.(1)
  • It can also help to lower cholesterol levels in the body.(1)
  • It is helpful in cardiovascular disorders such as high blood pressure and coronary artery disease.(1)
  • It is beneficial for skin and helps in treating acne, blackheads and bruises.(1)

Selection Guide

Cinnamon powder should be bought in small quantities as it quickly becomes stale, losing flavour and aroma. Make sure it has not expired and there is not hint of moisture in the powder.

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