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Delish Turmeric Powder Recipes and health Benefits

September 13, 2021

A bright yellow coloured spice that is boasted as one of the most beneficial medicinal spices of India since time immemorial, Turmeric till date is one of the most extensively used ingredient in Indian kitchen. It is found in almost every Indian household in form of either spice or as medicinal herb. As expected, Turmeric is grown and consumed in India at large scale in the world. It is specifically used in abundance in South Asian cuisines including Indian, Thai, Cambodian, Nepalese, and Indonesian and in many Mediterranean dishes.

Turmeric is a natural herb, also known as curcumin used as a root in a dried powdered form for cooking. Besides its extensive use in cooking, it serves many other purposes such as in traditional Indian medicines, dying clothes yellow etc. Often referred to as Indian saffron, it is member of ginger family with its roots and leaves being edible and used in many cuisines.

Flavour of Turmeric

Turmeric Powder has earthy and slight pungent aroma. It tastes little bitter and peppery with a bit of ginger flavour. More than often, it is used for its colour rather than flavour. Leaving it out of a recipe will not affect the flavour but difference in colour will be clearly visible, as the dish will not have the required golden hue. Sometimes it is used as a substitute for saffron but comes along with it is its bitter taste.

Delish Turmeric Powder Recipes and health Benefits

Benefits of Turmeric

Belonging to ginger family, Turmeric has similar appearance to ginger but with orange hue. Nutritionally, it is one of the richest sources if iron with 67.8 mp per 100gm of haldi powder. Besides, it holds a bag full of following health benefits.

  • Presence of curcumin in Haldi powder gives its bright yellow colour. Found in abundance, curcumin has antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and wound healing properties.
  • Essential oils in turmeric show anti-fungal properties and are effective against respiratory tract viruses such as those causing flu. The oil may aid in removing phlegm, prevent asthma and relive cough. Oils also act natural mosquito repellents.
  • Carminative effect exhibited by turmeric is known to assist with digestion. It is used to reduce intestinal wind, distension, improve appetite and liver functions.
  • It is also effective in controlling infection and may help in treating conjunctivitis, liver ailments, chicken pox and urinary tract infection

Culinary Uses of Turmeric Powder

We have already established the fact that Indian food without turmeric is next to impossible. However, there are certain delicacies where turmeric serves as the star of the dish whereas for some recipes its presence is as important as the presence of other spices, offering not just taste but plenty of health benefits. Below are some of the delish recipes with turmeric.

Haldi ka Doodh

There is no better home remedy of treating sore throat and common cold that turmeric milk. It is often served as a replacement for hot cocoa or coffee in winter to keep yourself warm.


  • ¼ tsp Cee Pee Haldi Powder
  • ¼ tsp Cardamom powder
  • 1/8 tsp Black pepper powder
  • 1 pinch ginger powder
  • 1 pinch Clove powder
  • 1 cup Milk
  • ¾ tsp honey or according to taste


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together turmeric, black pepper, cardamom, cloves, ginger and all other spices.
  2. Heat milk in a pan over medium flame until heated. It will take about 3-4 minutes. Stir honey in milk until dissolved.
  3. Add 1 tsp of turmeric mixture in the pan, mix thoroughly, and reduce flame to medium-low.
  4. Cook until the flavours blend for around 2-3 minutes. Strain the mixture into a cup and enjoy the milk in the cold winters.

Yellow Rice

The vibrant yellow colour rice dish or peele chawal are not just visually appealing but very delicious too. It is commonly prepared as a lunch meal in many households and eaten with curd or any gravy dish.


  • 2 cup Basmati Rice, rinsed and soaked for 30 minutes
  • 8 cups Water
  • 2 tsp Salt or according to taste
  • ¾ tsp Cee Pee Haldi Powder
  • 2 Cloves
  • 3 Green cardamom
  • 1 tsp Cee Pee Cinnamon Powder
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil or Ghee
  • ½ tsp Cee Pee Mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp Cee Pee Jeera
  • ¼ tsp Cee Pee Kashmiri lal mirch
  • 1 medium sized Onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves of Garlic, chopped
  • ¼ cup coriander leaves, chopped


  1. In a large pot, add 8 cups of water and salt and bring it to boil. Add rice and stir well.
  2. Add cloves, cardamom, and cinnamon and simmer for around 8-10 minutes.
  3. Check the rice after 8 minutes and keep it on flame until they are nice and fluffy. Not all water will be absorbed.
  4. Drain rice, rinse them with cold water and remove all the spices.
  5. In another large pan, heat oil on medium flame. Add mustard seeds, and cumin seeds and cook until mustard seeds start spluttering.
  6. Then add chopped onions and sauté for about 5-7 minutes until onion turns golden brown.
  7. Add garlic and cook for another 2-3 minutes. Now add chilli powder and mix well. Add rice and mix it again.
  8. Sprinkle turmeric powder over rice and mix well. Cook for about 3-4 minutes while stirring occasionally.
  9. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve fresh and hot.

Bundled with myriad of health benefits and used for medicinal value since time immemorial, Cee Pee presents best turmeric powder of finest quality. Our turmeric powder price is reasonable while ensuring the hygiene of every single element. We offer best packaging of our product to maintain their freshness at genuine haldi powder price. Now you can shop for our spice along with turmeric powder online at various online portals including Grofers, Amazon and Bigbasket.



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