Turmeric Fingers / Curcuma Longa / Haldi Whole Spice
Turmeric is mildly aromatic and has scents of orange or ginger. It has a pungent, bitter flavor. Turmeric with its brilliant yellow color, has been used as a dye, medicine and flavoring since 600 BC. India singularly produces nearly the worlds major crop of turmeric and uses about 80% of it. Turmeric is one of the key ingredients in many curries giving them color &flavor.
There are many different varieties of Turmeric available in India depending upon the part of India where they are grown. Out of the various varieties grown in India 5 varieties that is Nizambad, Madras (Cuddapa), Rajapuri, Erode & Allepy are the most popular and in good demand throughout