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turmeric

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Cooking
turmerictur‧me‧ric /ˈtɜːmərɪk $ ˈtɜːr-/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 DFCa yellow powder used to give a special colour or taste to food, especially curry
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turmericI started pickling everything I could think of, started adding cardamom and turmeric to mangoes and pineapples and pears.Add onion, chili paste, ginger, garlic and turmeric.Add the chilli powder, coriander, cumin, garam masala and turmeric, stirring all the time.The oil and turmeric give the chicken a yellow-gold color that is really dramatic.Add the garlic paste, red chilli powder and turmeric and mix well.Sprinkle with lemon juice, pomegranate syrup, turmeric, salt, pepper to taste and teaspoon cinnamon.Add the turmeric and stir in well.In Middle Eastern communities, it might be seasoned with turmeric and served with rice.
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