Malabar White Pepper is one of the most commonly used spices throughout the world. The key difference between Black Pepper and White Pepper is in how they are processed. The fruit is roasted or dried under the sun until the hull of the fruit turns black in the case of black pepper while for white pepper; the hull is separated during the cleaning process to attain its characteristic flavor and aroma. White Pepper has a bitter and pungent aroma while maintaining a mellow and fermenting flavor. It is common in Asian and European styles of cooking and goes great with creamed soups, mashed potatoes, eggs, sandwiches, and salads. White Pepper is distinct in its properties as it doesn’t discolor or overwhelm the dish allowing more flexibility in its use than black pepper It is rich in iron and dietary fiber which helps in protection and regulation of several diseases. Buy white pepper online from Thottam Farm Fresh today!
The tree from which White Pepper is harvested has the scientific classification “Piper Nigrum” and is indigenous to the Southern region of India. Pepper is a tropical plant and therefore grows in conditions with a humid climate and adequate rainfall.
It is famously known as “ Vellutha Kurumulagu” in Malayalam, “Saphed mirch” in Hindi, “and “Weißer Pfeffer” in German.
White Pepper contains a variety of nutrients such as manganese, iron and Vitamin K. White pepper is also an excellent exfoliating product as it contains flavonoids and vitamins which improves blood circulation and removes dead skin cells. It is rich in minerals such as copper and magnesium which makes it a reliable source in boosting bone structure and strength. We produce white pepper using the VT process and if you buy white pepper from us, you'll be able to taste the difference!
Keep in a cool dry place, once opened, store in an airtight container for prolonged use. White pepper lasts for years although it has a lower shelf life than black pepper
Scientific studies have identified several health benefits of Whole White pepper, they include,
a) Increases stamina
b) Reduces blood pressure
c) Prevents headaches
d) Improves eyesight
e) Strengthens bones
Names in various languages:
White pepper is known as Vellutha Kurumulagu in Malayalam, Saphed mirch in Hindi, Weiber Pfeffer in German, Bai hu jiao in Mandarin Chinese and Poivre blanc in French.