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White Pepper Whole


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Description

The White pepper, botanical name Piper nigrum, is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit, which usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning. The Dried version of fruit is known as a peppercorn. The white pepper is native to south India and is extensively cultivated in tropical regions. The Major producers of White Pepper are Vietnam, India, Brazil, China, and Indonesia.

Description:

The White pepper is cultivated when the Pepper berry is fully ripe. After ripening the Pepper berry, the outer shrunken skin is removed to get the grayish white pepper. The white pepper consists of the only inner seed of the pepper berry. The White Pepper has a milder and more delicate flavor than black pepper because it contains lesser Piperine, the volatile oil. It is useful for adding a peppery flavor to light colored sauces and soups.

Storage:

The Whole white peppercorns will keep almost indefinitely. While crushed pepper will stay fresh for about three months if they should be kept in a tightly sealed glass container in a cool, dark, and dry place.

Uses:

The white pepper is commonly used in light colored dishes like casseroles, pies, mayonnaise, cream-based soups, and white sauces, cream based gravies and curries. It is also often used in instant noodles and snacks.

Health Benefits:

There are many Health’s Benefits mentioned below,

  • Improve Digestion
  • Improve Skin
  • Prevents Stomach Ulcer
  • Cures Cough
  • Help Weight loss
  • Promote Heart health
  • Control Blood Sugar
  • Cures Tooth Problem
  • Reduce Inflammation
  • Prevent Cancer
  • Lower Blood Pressure
  • Improve Brain Function
  • Prevent Heart Diseases
  • Treat Liver Problem
  • Cure Arthritis
  • Cure Bacterial Infection
  • Improve Hair Health

Nutritional Value of White Pepper:

Nutritional Value of White Pepper contains per 100gms is mentioned below:

Energy                                   296 kcal

Carbohydrates                     69 g

Fiber         26.2 g

Fat                                          2.1 g

Protein                                  10 g

Vitamins

Thiamine (B1)                     0.022 mg

Riboflavin (B2)                   0.126 mg

Niacin (B3)                          0.212 mg

Vitamin B6                          0.100 mg

Folate (B9)                          10 mcg

Vitamin C                            21 mg

Minerals

Calcium                               265 mg

Iron                                      14.31 mg

Magnesium                        90 mg

Manganese                         4.3 mg

Copper                                0.91 mg

Phosphorus                        176 mg

Potassium                           73 mg

Sodium                                5 mg

Selenium                             3.1 mg

Zinc                                      1.13 mg

Properties:

Shape: Round

Size:  5 mm

Color:  White

Taste:  Sharp, Pungent and Earthy flavor

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