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The tradition in the tribal villages in Orissa is to is to wash the little ones with Turmeric. Turmeric is widely used as a food coloring and gives Indian curry its distinctive flavor and yellow color. It is also used in mustard and to color butter

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Turmeric - goes often in curries :)

Turmeric comes from the rhizome of the plant, which is dug up, peeled, cleaned and then dried before being ground to a powder. This neatly shows the bright curcumin colour of the turmeric spice.

Whole dried turmeric, powdered turmeric and fresh turmeric. Turmeric is one of my favourite spices and is the one responsible for giving curries their wonderful yellow hue. In more recent years, turmeric has gained a lot of popularity from the healt

The recipe can be found here (and turmeric is SO good for you!).

Turmeric Trees, behind my old house's yard...

From an Indian home kitchen, prepared painstakingly and traditionally by hand. Recipe that uses turmeric on The Well-Seasoned Cook

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