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Ginger/Adrak (200gm)

Ginger/Adrak (200gm)

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Overview

 

Ginger, commonly known as adrak, is one of the most used spices in Indian Kitchen. There are a wide range of dishes that require ginger in them. Ginger is a root vegetable and belongs to the Zingiberaceae family.

 

Nutritional profile

 

  • Ginger is packed with vitamins and minerals. 100 grams of ginger contains 5 mg of vitamin C, 0.26 mg vitamin E, and 17.77 g of carbohydrates.
  • Fresh ginger contains approximately 79% water in it.

 

Health benefits

 

  • Ginger is great to treat morning sickness.
  • Ginger helps to reduce soreness and muscle pain as it contains anti-inflammatory properties.

 

Uses

 

  • Medicines: Ginger is used in making medicines that help to relieve throat problems.
  • Adding flavour: Ginger is used as a flavouring agent in many dishes.

 

Recipes

 

1. Ginger Ale Squash

Ingredients: 350 grams blended ginger, ¼ tsp turmeric powder, 1½ litre water, 1 cup sugar, ½ cup honey, a handful of gently crushed mint leaves and 1 tsp lemon juice.

 

Cooking Steps: Boil water, ginger, turmeric powder, sugar, and honey in a pan. Strain the mixture and your ginger squash is ready. You can store it in the refrigerator for a month. To make a drink from it add some of this mixture in a glass along with some crushed mint leaves, ice cubes, lemon juice and water. A refreshing drink for summers is ready.

 

2. Ginger Candy

Ingredients: 450 grams grated ginger, 250 grams sugar, ½ cup water, a pinch of salt, ¼ tsp cardamom powder and 3 tbsp all-purpose flour.

 

Cooking Steps: Boil sugar, water, and soil until they are mixed well. Add grated ginger to it and let it boil. Keep stirring the mixture. Add cardamom powder and 2 tbsp all-purpose flour to the mix and boil it. Stir continuously and add 1 tbsp all-purpose flour later. Boil thoroughly until the mixture becomes thick. Pour mixture on the butter paper and let it cool. Cut the mixture into small pieces and store them. Ginger candies are ready to eat.