Black Pepper Whole, 20g
Black pepper is the most pungent and flavorful of all types of peppers and it is available as whole or cracked peppercorns or ground into powder. It is also known as ‘king of spices' and used as seasoning and has high medicinal value
The ancient Aryans considered it as a powerful remedy for various disorders of the anatomical system and prescribed it as an effective cure for dyspepsia malaria, delirium. The Egyptian used it for embalming. The Asians are said to have it as an aphrodisiac. Pepperine is considered to be the major constituent responsible for the bitter taste of black pepper and has been used to impart pungency to dishes.
The high value and very high cost of cultivation has increased the risk, and thus commercial growers take extra ordinary precautions in the cultivation of Black Pepper. With the result under conventional farming there is a very heavy use of Chemical Pesticides in commercial cultivation. At Morarka it is sourced from certified organic farms Karnataka, Kerala & Tamilnadu.
One of the principle values of pepper is its ability to correct the seasonings of dishes. Just before the end of cooking, final dash of pepper can be used effectively to adjust the flavor. Due to strong aromatic property, it constitutes an important component of culinary seasonings of universal use and an essential ingredient of numerous commercial food stuffs.