Proper food is one of the most important things in a person’s life, and spices play a vital role in making it delicious. But according to reports, spices are not just good for taste but also for the betterment of one’s health. In the Indian kitchen spices are a very common thing which is used in our everyday meals.
Spices like Turmeric (haldi), Cumin seeds (jeera), and Asafoetida (heeng) are commonly seen on a kitchen shelf in India and not only do they provide flavor and taste to food but also add to its health benefits. For instance turmeric, which is very rich in antioxidants, has cancer fighting properties and it can also prevent the Alzheimer’s disease.
Cumin seeds, which are popularly known as Jeera and provide an exceptional flavor to any dish, have antiseptic properties and boost the immune system in our body. Heeng or asafetida adds a special aroma to food and helps cure respiratory diseases.