Dry Ginger powder is also known as Sonth in Hindi, Sonti in Telugu, Soonth in Gujarati, Suntha in Marathi and Shunti in Kannada. The powder is extracted from the ginger root which is dried. It is a fine off-white or slightly brownish powder that has a strong aroma and a pungent flavour
Ginger is a flowering plant that originated in Southeast Asia. It’s among the healthiest (and most delicious) spices on the planet
It belongs to the Zingiberaceae family, and it’s closely related to turmeric, cardamom, and galanga
The rhizome (underground part of the stem) is the part commonly used as a spice. It’s often called ginger root or, simply, ginger.
Ginger can be used fresh, dried, powdered, or as an oil or juice. It’s a very common ingredient in recipes. It’s sometimes added to processed foods and cosmetics.
Spices, ground, ginger contains 6 calories per 1.8 g serving. This serving contains 0.1 g of fat, 0.2 g of protein and 1.3 g of carbohydrate. The latter is 0.1 g sugar and 0.3 g of dietary fiber, the rest is complex carbohydrate. Spices, ground, ginger contains 0 g of saturated fat and 0 mg of cholesterol per serving.
Ginger is loaded with nutrients and bioactive compounds that have powerful benefits for your body and brain.It’s one of the very few superfoods actually worthy of that term.