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Ginger Powder


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Description

Ginger powder is ground form of the Dry Ginger that is derived from a flowering plant of the family Zingiberaceae. Ginger powder originated in the tropical rainforest in southern Asia. The Major producers of Ginger are India, China, Nepal, Indonesia, and Thailand.

Description:

Ginger powder is extracted from the ginger root that is dried. The Powder is a fine off-white or slightly brownish powder in color that has a strong aroma and pungent flavor. It was used as a versatile spice that can be used for the medicinal or culinary purpose.

Storage:

The dried Ginger powder can be stored in an airtight container placed in cool, dark, dry place that should help to retain its potency for up to 12 months.

Uses:

Ginger powder is used in almost all South Asian Cuisines. It can be used as a spice having a sweet and pungent taste that makes it suitable for sweet or savory dishes. It is used as a spice for cooking in all curry, lentils, stew, meat, and poultry dishes. It is also used in some of the form of beer and wine for adding spiciness.

Health Benefits:

There are many Health’s Benefits mentioned below,

  • Nausea Relief
  • Boost Digestion
  • Heals Ulcers
  • Pain Relieves
  • Anti-Fugal
  • Anti-Inflammatory
  • Low Cholesterol Level
  • Reduce Arthritis Pain
  • Prevent Cancer
  • Boost Memory
  • Boost Immune System
  • Help In Weight Loss
  • Control Diabetes
  • Improve Heart Health

Nutritional Value of Ginger Powder:

Nutritional Value of Ginger powder contains per 100gms is mentioned below:

Energy                                 80 kcal

Carbohydrates                   17.8 g

Fiber         2 g

Fat                                        0.7 g

Protein                                 1.8 g

Vitamins

Vitamin C                          5.0 mg

Vitamin E                          0.3 mg

Vitamin K                          0.1 mcg

Thiamin                             0.0 mg

Riboflavin                          0.0 mg

Niacin                                 0.7 mg

Vitamin B6                         0.2 mg

Folate                                 11 mcg

Choline                               28.8 mg

Minerals

Calcium                               16 mg

Iron                                      0.6 mg

Magnesium                        43 mg

Manganese                         0.2 mg

Phosphorus                        34 mg

Potassium                           415 mg

Sodium                                13 mg

Zinc                                      0.3 mg

Copper                                0.2 mg

Selenium                            0.7 mcg

Properties:

Shape:  Powder

Color: Yellowish White or Brownish

Taste:  Sweet, Sharp, and Lemony

 

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