Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is a flowering plant whose rhizome, ginger root or simply ginger, is widely used as a spice.
Dry Ginger powder is also known as (Sonth/Soonth/Saunth) in Hindi, ‘Sonti‘ in Telugu, (Chukku or Sukku) in Tamil, ‘Chukku‘ in Malayalam, ‘Shunti‘ in Kannada, ‘Sonth‘ in Bengali, ‘Soonth‘ in Gujarati and ‘Suntha‘ in Marathi. This comes from fresh ginger that is dried before being used. It is a fine off-white powder that has a strong aroma and pungent flavour. This is mostly easy to store and has a long shelf life of a year.
A dried ginger powder is used in spices and masalas for gravies, curries, marinades, stews.
We continue our challenge, this time with the wilaya of Tlemcen. Tlemcen, also spelt (since 1981)Tilimsen, is a city in north-western Algeria, and the capital of the province of the same name. Tlemcen...