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TURMERIC

Alternate/Variety Name

Curcuma Longa

Level

Advanced

Requirement

Optional

Origin/Cuisine

Asia
Indian

Similarity

Information not available at this time

Complimentary Foods

Curry Dishes
Rice

Category

Spice / Herb

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Ground

Appearance

Fresh Ginger

Color

Beige Skin
Yellow Flesh

Size

Information not available at this time

Flavor

Information not available at this time

Scoville SHU

Not Applicable

Substitutions

Information not available at this time
   

Notes

• Used as a coloring agent to dye skin yellow.
• Reported to be a hair growth inhibitor when rubbed on skin, repeatedly over a period of time.
• Ground powder is made from the rhizome of the perennial plant.



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