Pepper has earned Kerala transnational fame. The Malayalam name for pepper is kurumulaku. Pepper has been used as a spice in India since prehistoric times. It was probably first cultivated on the Malabar Coast of India, in what is now the state of Kerala. Black pepper was a much-prized trade good, often referred to as black gold, and used as a form of commodity money.
Black pepper is one of the most commonly used spices worldwide. It has a sharp and mildly spicy flavor that goes well with many dishes. But black pepper is more than just a kitchen staple. It has been deemed the “king of spices” and used in ancient Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years.
The sun-dried fruit is black pepper which is in high demand in the spice market. Besides the green pepper, white pepper is also sold in the market, which is the kernel after removing the skin. The skin is the most pungent part of the seed.
Package Contents: Premium Black Pepper Powder - (काली मिर्च) Hindi - Golmirch ,Bengal – Golmuruch, Gujrati – Mari, Punjabi – Kali Mirch. Tamil - Milagu, Urdu – Siyah Mirch
The origin of Black Pepper is from the Western Ghats region of Kerala. Our spice is sustainably sourced from small farmers’ network in Northern Kerala, India
We use only organically grown black pepper processed without the use of toxic pesticides and are strictly grown for domestic use and not for any commercial purpose, We make it powdered in a traditional way and don’t extract any oils.
We also don’t use any kind of preservatives, polishing, additives, etc to add flavor to our spices, reduce cost, or to extend shelf life.
Medicinal Values and Health Benefits of Black Pepper
To prevent cancer: The piperine in black pepper can be credited with the prevention of cancer and becomes twice as potent when combined with turmeric. The spice also has Vitamin C, Vitamin A, flavonoids, carotenes, and other antioxidants that help remove harmful free radicals.
Stimulates digestion: Black pepper eases digestion and stimulates the stomach, which then secretes more hydrochloric acid that helps to digest proteins in food.
Relieves cold and cough: Black pepper is antibacterial in nature and therefore helps to cure a cold and cough. Given that black pepper is rich in Vitamin C, it also works as a good antibiotic.
Enables weight loss: You might not want to believe this, but black pepper is brilliant when it comes to extracting nutrients from food. And its outermost layer contains phytonutrients, which helps to break down fat cells and also increases metabolism. If you eat fresh pepper and begin to perspire, that's the pepper helping your body to get rid of excess water and toxins.
Improves skin: Did you know that crushed pepper is one of the best exfoliators nature has provided us? Don't use it directly though; add a bit of honey to it. It also enables blood circulation, and provides the skin with more oxygen, also takes care of unwarranted skin wrinkles. Black pepper is known to help in the cure of Vitiligo.
Addresses depression: It's said that the piperine in black pepper helps to stimulate the brain, and helps it to function properly by making it more active.
From a culinary standpoint, black pepper’s uses are almost endless, Black pepper can be added to almost any savory dish imaginable but surprisingly, it can also be added to sweet biscuits and cakes in order to spice them up and add a quirky twist.
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