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Ginger Powder

Also Known As : Sonth, Chukku

Vegetarian

Taste Profile

It has strong and pungent flavour.

Usage Tips

  1. Ginger powder can be used to flavour curries, stews and marinades.
  2. It can also be added to masala tea.

Common names and forms

  1. Ginger Powder (Zingiber Officinale) (Rhizome)

Description

Ginger powder is a fine powder made from dried ginger root. It is a off-white powder with strong aroma. It is considered as a spice and a seasoning agent.

Health benefits

  • Ginger Powder has anti-inflammatory properties which help to neutralise digestive juices and treat gas.(1)
  • It helps in boosting metabolism and burns excess fat.(1)
  • It helps to cure morning sickness in pregnant women.(1)
  • It also helps to cure cold and flu.(1)
  • It also helps to prevent acne and unclogs pores.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose fine grounded Ginger powder. Make sure it has no evidence of moisture. Also check for the "use-by" date on its packaging. Also make sure there are no lumps in the powder.

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