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Turmeric Powder

Turmeric Powder is a healthy, fine spice made by grinding pieces of sundried turmeric in a powerful mixer grinder or ground in flourmill. Turmeric Powder is a handy spice used in the making of gravies, curries, sides, variety rice & non veg dishes. Turmeric Powder is medicinal, flavourful and colourful ingredient to make at home fresh and without preservatives.
Prep Time15 mins
Drying time1 d
Servings1 cup
AuthorSharmilee J


  • 1/4 kg raw turmeric / virali manjal


  • Take the turmeric, using a hand mortar and pestle roughly break them.
  • Do in batches and repeat to finish. Spread it on a plate.
  • Keep it under sun for a day. Transfer to mixer jar(make sure your mixer is capable of handling such hard items).
  • Grind it to a fine powder. In between mix with spoon and grind. Do not grind at a stretch to avoid heating.
  • Using a big holed sieve, sieve it once and discard the speck. Transfer to a plate, cool down then store.
  • Turmeric Powder keeps well at least for 3 months in room temperature and 6 months in fridge.



  • Make sure your mixie is capable of grinding hard items then proceed.
  • Grind giving intervals to avoid heating.
Nutrition Facts
Turmeric Powder
Amount Per Serving (20 g)
Calories 59 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.3g
Sodium 6mg0%
Potassium 421mg12%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 31mg3%
Iron 7mg39%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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