Turmeric powder (Arabic) كركم او عصفر
Turmeric is a ground root that provides flavor and characteristic yellow coloration to a variety of foods, particularly Indian dishes. It has been shown to have antioxidant. The root may also be used in its fresh form.
Small, yellowish root with a knobby texture. It is available in two form Bulbs and finger. Bulbs are costlier. Color changes from yelloish to orangish. Indian, Pakistani and Burmese variety are popular.