It is a member of the ginger family and has been used in Ayurvedic medicine.
✅It is known for its anti-inflammatory properties.
✅helps with pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis
✅also helps with skin conditions like eczema.
✳️Important thing to Note
Research has found that consuming black pepper with turmeric (curcumin) increases its bioavailability.
I use the dried turmeric powder in my cooking daily in vegetables and lentils, rice pulavs and curries.
I also use the root as a pickle with the white turmeric.
Fresh turmeric pickle recipe –
This is one of the simplest turmeric pickle made with Just three ingredients
turmeric orange and yellow also called mango ginger root 3 large roots each
lemon juice 1 LIME
salt to taste
There is no cooking involved To make this pickle .
- Peel and chop the fresh turmeric roots. You can even slice the turmeric. Squeeze the lemon juice , add salt and then you are almost done with the pickle.
- Store it in a jar in the refrigerator. Shake the jar once everyday and keep back in the refrigerator. The lemon juice should completely cover the turmeric, otherwise the pickle may get spoiled.
✅The turmeric pickle can be served as a condiment before meals to aid digestion and also during the meals.
✅Turmeric is know for its immune boosting properties. Try to use in your sandwiches and wraps as well .
✳️✳️The turmeric stains everything yellow… Even your hands. So avoid using anything white like a white board or white napkin.✳️✳️