A rare variety of turmeric from Meghalaya, a state in northern India, with very high curcumin content (7% to 9%. Rich dark orange color and a penetrating flavor. Lakadong turmeric is sliced and sun-dried, facilitating grinding with a mortar or spice grinder.
Used almost exclusively in combination with other spices. Turmeric gives Caribbean and Indian curries their warm yellow color and flavor. As ground turmeric is one of the most tampered-with spices, buying it whole or sliced guarantees the quality and purity of an unadulterated product.
Due to its high curcumin content, Lakadong is favored by many for its health and gastronomic benefits. Along with being an excellent flavoring and coloring spice, turmeric is known in Aryvudic medicine as an antiseptic, an antioxidant, and an anti-inflammatory.
Rest assured of the freshness of our product, which we grind ourselves, in small batches, only for our immediate needs. If you don't believe us, just look at how it colours Benjamin, our grinding specialist!