An ingredient that is known to be a powerhouse of all things good, turmeric is the flavor of the season across the world.
Turmeric has been a staple part of Indian diet from time immemorial. Haldi has been a ingredients that is used everywhere from flavouring dals and curries to even in a glass of milk. While turmeric latte may have caught the world’s fancy now, Haldi Doodh has been an integral part of Indian diets.
In Ayurvedic wisdom, turmeric has a multitude of benefits. Most active compounds in turmeric are lost, if not combined with a proper Yogavahi or the carrier agent. Healthy fats can be sourced from nut butters or virgin oils but Ayurveda prizes ghee for its superior benefit. Piperine present in long or black pepper helps absorb maximum active compounds present in turmeric.
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