Village Growing High Curcumin Turmeric in Meghalaya
Lakadong Turmeric (Curcuma Longa) is indigenous to Meghalaya. It grows in a small region in the West Jaintia Hills district, one of the eleven districts of Meghalaya. The Curcumin content in Lakadong Turmeric is between 6 to 7%, which is one of the highest, as against a mere 2 to 3% in most varieties of turmeric.
Bird's Eye Chilli of Meghalaya
Bird’s eye chilli is treasured for its unique pungency and spiciness. The chilli gets its name from its petite size and a shape which is similar to a bird’s eye. Chillies are believed to have been cultivated for over 6,000 years and since then different varieties of chillies have been discovered.
Cinnamon Bark of Meghalaya
Cinnamon is a versatile spice. It not only adds a fragrant flavor to your specialty foods and dishes (and tea), it is also a preservative and, then, it has several medicinal qualities that make it highly sought after, especially in the West. Meghalaya Cinnamon is a little more special: it is organically grown across the state. That has been the tradition.
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