Our Dried Ginger
Dried Ginger is one of the most vital spices used by various cultures around the world. It is derived from the rhizome and grows underground bearing both roots and shoots. It is available mainly as fresh and dried. The plant from which dried ginger is harvested has the scientific classification “Zingiber officinale” and is native to Southeast Asia.
KERALA ORIGIN: The plant from which dried ginger is harvested has the scientific classification “Zingiber officinale” and is native to Southeast Asia. Dried ginger is found to grow optimally in areas with warm and humid climates and irrigated conditions. Interestingly ginger was added to bread dough by the ancient Greeks to treat digestive problems, therefore, sparking the origin of the gingerbread dish as we know it today.
100% NATURAL & PESTICIDE FREE: Our adrak is sourced from farms that do not use any chemicals, pesticides, or insecticides.
WHOLESOME & PURE: Dried ginger is used as a key ingredient in sweet and savory items all over the world such as sauces, biscuits, bread, meat dishes, and curries. It is also added onto beverages such as tea, wine, beer, and ale for its signature flavoring.
HEALTHY & NUTRITIOUS FOOD: Ginger contains various nutrients that help in relieving common diseases. Ginger is diaphoretic, which means that it promotes sweating, working to warm the body from within, and thereby relieving relief from a cold, flu, and cough. Ginger also reduces symptoms of dysmenorrheal, the pain that women experience during menstruation.
Health Benefits of Dried Ginger
AIDS BRAIN HEALTH
Ginger can protect against age-related decline in brain functions over the course of one’s life.
BOOSTS GUT HEALTH
Dry ginger relieves pain or discomfort in the stomach from chronic indigestion.
Adrak helps in lowering cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
AIDS IN WEIGHT-LOSS
Dry ginger aids in weight loss by improving digestion which helps in burning stored fat and processed glucose in the blood.
Uses of Dried Ginger
Dried ginger is used as a key ingredient in the culinary world for the crafting and preparation of various dishes. Adrak has an aromatic and fresh aroma while comprising of a pungent and zingy flavor. It is used in both sweet and savory items such as curries, sauces, biscuits, bread, and meat dishes. It is also mixed into beverages such as beer, ale, wine, and tea to add its unique flavor and making the most of its medicinal benefits.
Ginger has also been used for centuries to treat digestion as it contains phenolic compounds that are known to help relieve gastrointestinal (GI) irritation, stimulate saliva and bile production, and suppress gastric contractions. In fact, it has been used by Chinese and Ayurvedic doctors for centuries. Buy dried ginger from Thottam Farm Fresh today!
Dried Ginger is known as Chukku in Malayalam, Sookhe Adarak in Hindi, Getrockneter Ingwer in German and Gingembre Séché in French.