Turmeric also known as haldi is used in almost every dish today. It is a spice with bright yellow color that has earthy subtle flavor. This rich haldi is bitter to taste and is warm with mild fragrance. Turmeric is everyone’s favorite ground spices because of its rich, beautiful, golden-yellow color. It is a rhizome that is closely related to ginger, and it smells a bit gingery and citrusy, but with an earthy and slightly bitter taste. Turmeric is combined with other spices to form the basis of innumerable masalas and curry powders. It gives the rich, yellow color seen in many Indian curries. Try using turmeric in your own dishes to color rice or sauces. You can also add half a teaspoon of it to your morning smoothie. Turmeric adds deep golden hue to any food preparation. It brings warm flavors to any curry, pickle, soups and salads. It compliments the recipes like rice, pulao’s, dal and dry vegetables. Turmeric is a truly incredible spice. Its health benefits are astounding. It is a natural antiseptic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory.