Turmeric, ground

Turmeric, ground – Photo and Description from Vegan Venue

Turmeric, ground is a vegan pantry seasoning ingredient that we use in several recipes. mostly curry recipes, and to produce a yellow color in other recipes.

Turmeric, Ground

Turmeric, Ground

Turmeric is the rhizome or root of a ginger-like plant, Curcuma domestica. It is usually available ground, as a bright yellow to orange colored, fine powder. Turmeric is an ancient spice, a native of South East Asia, used from antiquity as dye and a condiment. It is cultivated primarily in Bengal, China, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, Java. Peru. Australia and the West Indies. Turmeric is primarily used in curries, pickles, dressings, and to impart a yellow color to other foods such as rice. See the nutritional chart below.

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Turmeric, ground

Scientific Name: Curcuma domestica (C. longa)

NDB No: 02043

Nutrient Units Value per
100 grams of
edible portion
Number
of Data
Points
Std.
Error
1.00 X 1 tsp
——-
2.2g
Proximates
Water
g
11.36
48
0.399
0.25
Energy
kcal
354
0
0
8
Energy
kj
1481
0
0
33
Protein
g
7.83
15
0.437
0.17
Total lipid (fat)
g
9.88
16
1.253
0.22
Ash
g
6.02
54
0.139
0.13
Carbohydrate, by difference
g
64.93
0
0
1.43
Fiber, total dietary
g
21.1
0
0
0.5
Sugars, total
g
3.21
1
0
0.07
Sucrose
g
2.38
1
0
0.05
Glucose (dextrose)
g
0.38
1
0
0.01
Fructose
g
0.45
1
0
0.01
Lactose
g
0.00
1
0
0.00
Maltose
g
0.00
1
0
0.00
Galactose
g
0.00
1
0
0.00
Minerals
Calcium, Ca
mg
183
6
26.138
4
Iron, Fe
mg
41.42
5
6.9
0.91
Magnesium, Mg
mg
193
3
13.334
4
Phosphorus, P
mg
268
5
10.666
6
Potassium, K
mg
2525
4
103.079
56
Sodium, Na
mg
38
5
10.646
1
Zinc, Zn
mg
4.35
6
0.754
0.10
Copper, Cu
mg
0.603
0
0
0.013
Manganese, Mn
mg
7.833
0
0
0.172
Selenium, Se
mcg
4.5
4
0.6
0.1
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
mg
25.9
2
0
0.6
Thiamin
mg
0.152
4
0.055
0.003
Riboflavin
mg
0.233
3
0.034
0.005
Niacin
mg
5.140
3
0.711
0.113
Vitamin B-6
mg
1.800
0
0
0.040
Folate, total
mcg
39
0
0
1
Folic acid
mcg
0
0
0
0
Folate, food
mcg
39
0
0
1
Folate, DFE
mcg_DFE
39
0
0
1
Vitamin B-12
mcg
0.00
0
0
0.00
Vitamin A, IU
IU
0
1
0
0
Vitamin A, RAE
mcg_RAE
0
1
0
0
Retinol
mcg
0
0
0
0
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)
mg
3.10
1
0
0.07
Tocopherol, beta
mg
0.12
1
0
0.00
Tocopherol, gamma
mg
0.47
1
0
0.01
Tocopherol, delta
mg
0.00
1
0
0.00
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
mcg
13.4
1
0
0.3
Lipids
Fatty acids, total saturated
g
3.120
0
0
0.069
4:0
g
0.000
0
0
0.000
6:0
g
0.000
0
0
0.000
8:0
g
0.100
0
0
0.002
10:0
g
0.299
0
0
0.007
12:0
g
0.548
0
0
0.012
14:0
g
0.249
0
0
0.005
16:0
g
1.693
0
0
0.037
18:0
g
0.232
0
0
0.005
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated
g
1.660
0
0
0.037
16:1 undifferentiated
g
0.000
0
0
0.000
18:1 undifferentiated
g
1.660
0
0
0.037
20:1
g
0.000
0
0
0.000
22:1 undifferentiated
g
0.000
0
0
0.000
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated
g
2.180
0
0
0.048
18:2 undifferentiated
g
1.694
0
0
0.037
18:3 undifferentiated
g
0.482
0
0
0.011
18:4
g
0.000
0
0
0.000
20:4 undifferentiated
g
0.000
0
0
0.000
20:5 n-3
g
0.000
0
0
0.000
22:5 n-3
g
0.000
0
0
0.000
22:6 n-3
g
0.000
0
0
0.000
Cholesterol
mg
0
0
0
0
Phytosterols
mg
82
0
0
2
Other
Alcohol, ethyl
g
0.0
0
0
0.0
Caffeine
mg
0
0
0
0
Theobromine
mg
0
0
0
0
Carotene, beta
mcg
0
1
0
0
Carotene, alpha
mcg
0
1
0
0
Cryptoxanthin, beta
mcg
0
1
0
0
Lycopene
mcg
0
1
0
0
Lutein + zeaxanthin
mcg
0
1
0
0

USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 17 (2004)

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