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(spice Curcuma longa)


Kunir Other names:
Gauri, Indian saffron, Koenir, Kunir, Kunyit, Temu kunyit.

Appearance: dried and powdered

Color: deep- to bright yellow

Remarks: store dry (not in the refrigerator) in a airtight tin

Origin: India

Kunir has a mild aromatic, pungent taste and odor; buttery and somewhat bitter.
It is a major ingredient in curry powder, and is used to accentuate the flavor of pepper.
Interesting is that the rhizome is used medicinally; it has liver protection properties.

For medicinal applications go to: Curcumin forte tea and Curcumin forte tincture.

It is a powerful yellow dye en food coloring. Turmeric can be used in recipes to add color and enhance the nutritional value of the meal. It also adds a fragrant scent.
One can add it to rice, soups, stews, curries, chicken, etc.
Added to rice, it will create a deep yellow color and a fragrant, exotic scent with a mild taste.
It is an important ingredient in curry mixes, chutney, and mustard pickles.

Use sparingly; too much may turn the dish too bitter.

Item Description Unit Price Quantity

Turmeric powder 0.5 lb US$ 14.50
Turmeric powder 1 lb US$ 26.00
Turmeric powder 5 lbs (24.90/ lb) US$ 124.50
Turmeric powder 10 lbs (23.90/ lb) US$ 239.00
Turmeric powder 22.2 lbs (21.50/ lb) US$ 477.30

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