Turmeric is a kitchen staple . . .
In India and is found in just about every dish there. It is less common in the West and is often called the poor man’s saffron because of its deep yellow hue and because it is often added as a filler in saffron sold in the US. Turmeric is what gives mustard its distinctive yellow color. Because it is very mild in flavor, turmeric can be added to just about anything without really changing the flavor profile of the dish.
So why is turmeric in almost every Indian dish?
Further Reading from Around the Web
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- 10 Health Benefits of Turmeric