Black pepper is the fruit of the black pepper plant from the Piperaceae family. Since ancient times, black pepper is one of the most widely-traded spices in the world. It is not a seasonal plant making it available throughout the year. PTI Black Pepper Powder, also known as kali mirch powder which is a powdered form of peppercorns. It is the most pungent and flavorful.
PTI Black Pepper Powder is often useful for seasoning various salads and raita recipes. You can coat the skewed paneer or chicken with pepper powder before cooking the dishes. In Ayurvedic practices, adding pepper to tonics could help treat cold and cough. It may also provide relief from sinusitis and nasal congestion. Soups and stews made with black pepper and other aromatic spices could be used to treat colds and coughs.
Adding a pinch of black pepper to every meal may help in improving both, taste and digestion. It could also help improve your overall health and well-being. Simply mix a teaspoon of powdered black pepper with 2 tablespoons of honey in a cup. Fill the cup with boiling water, cover it and let it steep for about 15 minutes. You can strain the drink and sip it. Do it thrice a day to clear congestion and sinuses.
Black pepper is an excellent source of manganese. It is considered as a very good source of iron and vitamin K and also good in dietary fiber. This powder helps in improving our digestion power. Pepper powder is mainly useful for treating ear, nose, and throat disorders. Black pepper may contain minerals like potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, and vitamin B12, B6. Black pepper may aid in weight loss and can also help in relieving sinus, asthma, and nasal congestion.
Store black pepper powder in a air tight glass container in a cool, dry and dark place.