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Onion powder

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The Onions powder is dehydrated, ground form of the onions. Onions powder is used as a seasoning and is used as a common ingredient in seasoned and spice mixes. The Major producers of onions powders are China, India, USA, Egypt, Iran, Russia, Turkey, Pakistan, and Brazil.


Onions powder is a spice made from the ground-dehydrated onions is used for seasoning in cooking. It is used more than fresh onions because it is easier to handle, save time and require no chopping or special treatment. It is prepared from finely ground dehydrated onions, and contains very strong smell and last for a longer duration.


There are several types of onion powder are commercially available. Some varieties are blended with other dried spices to give a distinct flavor. The Popular varieties of onion powder are mentioned below:

  • White Onion Powder
  • Red Onion Powder
  • Yellow Onion powder
  • Toasted Onion powder
  • Onion Powder Salt


The Onions powder can be stored in airtight container at a cool & dry place for about one year without losing its potency.


The Onions powder may be used as a seasoning atop for a variety of foods and dishes such grilled chicken, pasta, pizza, burger. It is also an ingredient in preparing several foods, such as sauces, soup, meat, vegetable dishes, casseroles, and salad dressings.

Health Benefits:

There are many Health’s Benefits mentioned below,

  • Lower Cholesterol
  • Reduces Blood Sugar
  • Act as Anti-inflammatory
  • Improve Immunity
  • Improves Digestion
  • Prevent Cancer
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Protect Heart Health
  • Cure Allergy
  • Cure Ear Disorder
  • Promote Respiratory Health
  • Increase Bone Density
  • Improve vision
  • Prevent Blood Clot
  • Enhance Brain Health

Nutritional Value of Onions:

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

Energy                              40 kcal

Carbohydrates                  9.34 g

Sugars         4.24 g

Fiber           1.7 g

Fat                                     0.1 g

Protein                              1.1 g


Thiamine (B1)                   0.046 mg

Riboflavin (B2)                 0.027 mg

Niacin (B3)                        0.116 mg

Pantothenic acid (B5)        0.123 mg

Vitamin B6                        0.12 mg

Folate (B9)                       19 μg

Vitamin C                         7.4 mg


Calcium                            23 mg

Iron                                   0.21 mg

Magnesium                     10 mg

Manganese                      0.129 mg

Phosphorus                     29 mg

Potassium                        146 mg

Zinc                                   0.17 mg


Shape: Powder

Color:  White or whitish brown

Taste:  Sharp and pungent

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