Ground Sumac Spice Powder – Sumak Sumach

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Description

Latin Name : Rhus Coriaria

Origin Country: Turkey

Rhus coriaria, commonly known as sumac, is a deciduous shrub or small tree belonging to the Anacardiaceae family. The plant has compound leaves with serrated edges and produces small greenish flowers that develop into clusters of red berries. Rhus coriaria is native to the Mediterranean region, as well as parts of the Middle East and Central Asia.

The berries of Rhus coriaria are dried and ground to produce sumac powder, which is widely used as a culinary spice, particularly in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisines. Sumac powder has a unique flavour profile characterized by its tangy, tart, and slightly citrusy taste. It adds a refreshing acidity to dishes without being overly sour. Sumac powder typically ranges in colour from deep red to burgundy, imparting a vibrant hue to foods when used as a seasoning or garnish. In Middle Eastern cuisine, it is a staple spice, used in dishes like salads, kebabs, and rice pilaffs.

-Sumac powder contains high levels of antioxidants, which help protect cells.

-It has been traditionally used to reduce inflammation in the body, potentially offering relief from conditions like arthritis and inflammatory bowel diseases.

-Sumac powder may aid digestion.

-Some studies suggest that sumac powder may have antimicrobial properties, helping to fight against certain bacteria and fungi.

-Sumac powder is a low-calorie seasoning, making it a healthy option for adding flavour to dishes without significantly increasing calorie intake.

You can use paprika powder as a seasoning in many dishes such as soups, stews, sauces, and marinades. It adds colour, flavour, and aroma to the dish. Also paprika powder can be mixed with sour cream or yogurt to create a delicious dip for vegetables or chips, adding a sweet flavour to it as well as some colourful flair.
-While sumac powder is generally safe for most people when consumed in normal culinary amounts, excessive intake or sensitivity to certain compounds may lead to potential side effects. -Some individuals may be allergic to sumac or related plants in the Anacardiaceae family, such as poison ivy or poison oak. Allergic reactions can range from mild skin irritation to more severe symptoms like swelling, difficulty breathing, or anaphylaxis in rare cases. -Consuming large quantities of sumac powder may cause gastrointestinal discomfort in some individuals, such as stomach upset, diarrhoea, or nausea. -It's recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding individuals to consult with a healthcare provider before consuming sumac.

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50g, 100g, 200g

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