Sweet Paprika Powder 120 ASTA

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Latin Name : Capsicum Annuum

Origin Country: Spain

Paprika powder is made from ground dried peppers of the Capsicum annuum L. species, commonly known as sweet peppers or bell peppers. This spice is native to Central and South America, but is now widely cultivated and consumed around the world for its distinctive flavour and vibrant red colour. The taste of this paprika is sweet. In the context of paprika, “120 ASTA” refers to its colour intensity and quality. Therefore, “120 ASTA” paprika would have a vibrant red colour and a robust flavour profile.

Paprika powder is commonly used in various dishes such as stews, soups, and sauces to add a mild and slightly sweet taste as well as a beautiful red hue to the dish’s appearance. It is also used as a seasoning in meats and vegetables and is often used as a garnish due to its attractive colour and texture.

Its health benefits include being rich in antioxidants such as vitamin A and C, which help protect against cell damage caused by free radicals. Paprika also contains capsaicin, a compound that may aid in weight loss by boosting metabolism and reducing appetite. Additionally, it has anti-inflammatory properties, which may help alleviate symptoms of conditions such as arthritis.

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.
Paprika powder, derived from dried and ground capsicum annuum L., is generally considered safe for consumption when used in moderate amounts as a seasoning or spice. But may cause mild irritation or itching in some individuals, particularly if they have sensitive skin. Some people may be allergic to paprika powder and develop symptoms such as hives, swelling of the face or throat, and difficulty breathing. Also, consuming large amounts of paprika powder may cause stomach upset, including diarrhoea, nausea, and indigestion.

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