Our Tellicherry (TGSEB Grade) Black Pepper Powder
Black Pepper grown in Kerala is one of the most sought-after spices in the world due to its complexity and versatility. Tellicherry black peppercorns are left on the vine longer to ripen than the other variants which result in their substantial size and the rich flavor. Black Pepper has a sharp and pungent aroma while maintaining a spicy and warm flavor. Black pepper is harvested from “Piper Nigrum” plant and it is indigenous to the south Indian state of Kerala.
KERALA ORIGIN: Our black pepper is sourced exclusively from Kerala, India. We provide Tellicherry Special Extra Bold or TGSEB grade black pepper produced by the “Piper Nigrum” plant. It is processed and packed in our hygienic processing facility to retain their natural freshness, aroma, and nutrients.
100% NATURAL & PESTICIDE FREE: Our black pepper is sourced from farms that do not use any chemicals, pesticides, or insecticides.
WHOLESOME & PURE: Black pepper is a popular ingredient in the food industry in items such as sauces, spice blends, and salad dressing to incorporate a tinge of spiciness within their product.
HEALTHY & NUTRITIOUS FOOD: Black pepper is known to have several medicinal properties. Piperine which is present in black pepper is a potent antioxidant and prevents free radical damage. Black pepper promotes gut health and increases the absorption of essential nutrients by the body. Pepper is also known to contain certain bioactive compounds that may have cancer-fighting properties.
Health Benefits of Black Pepper
HIGH IN ANTIOXIDANTS
Black pepper is rich in piperine, which is a potent anti-oxidant that prevents free radical damage.
IMPROVES GUT HEALTH
Black pepper promotes gut health and increases the absorption of essential nutrients.
Studies have shown that piperine promotes blood sugar metabolism.
PROMOTES HEART HEALTH
Regular consumption of black pepper may have an impact on cholesterol levels.
Uses of Black Pepper Powder
Black Pepper is popularly used as a source of flavoring in several cooking styles all over the world. It is coated onto meats to add depth in their taste. It is added to popular beverages such as tea to enhance their flavor. Black pepper is a popular ingredient in the food industry in items such as sauces, spice blends and salad dressing to incorporate a tinge of spiciness within their product. It is also rich in vitamins, and antioxidants which help in protection from various diseases.
Interestingly, black pepper can be stored for many years without losing its distinct flavor. Pepper is a tropical plant and therefore grows in conditions with a humid climate and adequate rainfall. Buy black pepper from Thottam Farm Fresh today!
Black Pepper contains a variety of nutrients such as flavonoids, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, and carotene. Black Pepper is an effective tool in improving digestive health as they secrete hydrochloric acid which eases indigestion and stimulates the stomach in digesting protein. Due to its antibacterial properties, they are used to cure a cold, cough and chest inflammation. Its outermost layer contains phytonutrients, which helps to break down fat cells, and also increases metabolism which helps in enabling weight loss in an individual. Buy kali mirch from Thottam Farm Fresh to taste the difference!
Black pepper is known as Karutha Kurumulagu in Malayalam, Kali mirch in Hindi, Gol mirch in Urdu, Schwarzer Pfeffer in German, Hei hu jiao in Chinese, Poivre noir in French, Prik thai dam in Thai and Karabiber in Turkish.
How to know the quality of Black Pepper?
Good quality pepper can be identified by its texture and size (ripe peas with a full core). While low-quality pepper will be immature, rotten, and importantly it will be empty inside – without taste, sharpness, and smell. We sell premium quality pepper which is directly collected from the farmers.
What is Tellicherry Black Pepper?
Tellicherry Black Peppercorns are grown in the Malabar regions of Kerala. It is one of the best peppers in the world. These are aromatic with a touch of citrus and spice, with a front-of-the-mouth flavor blast of classic pepper heat.
Why is Black Pepper so expensive?
One of the major reasons why pepper is expensive is its production cost and process. The cost and effort involved in making the product are extensive. And the medical benefit of pepper is another major factor. Pepper contains around 5-10% of Piperine and other molecules, which are effective in causing pain relief.