Monday, November 19, 2007

Turmeric Plant

I got the fresh turmeric roots at the Indian stores. They are used to make pickle along with mango-ginger (ambe halad). I potted these turmeric roots in the soil.
I was not sure then, that it would really sprout.
It actually did, and so I re-potted, hoping to get turmeric leaves.

Turmeric or Halad plant - From my kitchen Garden

Turmeric leaves are used for making -
1. Patoli
4. Turmeric leaves wrapped Fish
6. Modak
7. Turmeric flavored the ghee/clarified butter/toop


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