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Black pepper (A-grade quality) 70gm
Black pepper is perhaps the best-loved and most widely used spice in the world, adding both heat and depth of flavor to nearly any dish. It comes from the berries of the pepper plant (Piper nigrum), native to Asia, which also produces green and white peppercorns.
Black pepper is an essential ingredient in Indian system of medicine. Piperine, the pungent principle in pepper oleoresin helps to enhance bio-availability and therefore used in pharmaceuticals. The major functional properties of pepper are analgesic, anti-pyretic, anti-oxidant and anti-microbial.Pepper is largely used in canning, pickling, baking, considering for its preservative value. It has the ability to correct the seasoning of dishes, therefore used as a final dash at the end of cooking to effectively adjust the flavour.
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How to store Black Pepper:
To take maximum advantage of the benefits of black pepper, it’s important that you store in the best way possible. It’s recommended that you buy whole peppercorn and crush it at home. This not only makes sure that the spice retains its flavour, but also that it lasts longer. Store it in an airtight glass container, and always in a cool, dry, and dark place.
Black Pepper Uses
The use of black pepper in food is limitless. Pongal, a breakfast food in South India, contains whole black peppercorns, which adds a delicious fieriness to the dish. Rasam with whole peppers is not only tasty but is also cure a cold and blocked nasal passage. Something as simple as fried rice can be spiked with pepper for additional flavor. Freshly crushed pepper can be added in almost anything — from salads, sunny-side-up, and soups, to pasta, and even buttermilk.
Black Pepper Benefits
- Respiratory disorders
- Common cold
- Muscular Strains
- Dental disease
- Heart disease
INDIAN NAME OF SPICES
Hindi Kali mirch Bengali Kala morich, golmorich Gujarati Kalamari, kalomirich Kannada Kare menasu Kashmiri Marutis Malayalam Kurumulaku, nallamulaku Marathi Mira, kali mirch Oriya Gol maricha Punjabi Kali mirch Sanskrit Marich ushna, hapusha Tamil Milagu Telugu Miriyala tige Urdu Kali mirch, Siah mirch