is grown for its finger like elongated roots or
tubers. The tubers are orange inside and have an
aromatic and spicy fragrance and a bitter, slightly
acrid taste. It is a very important spice in India.
In fact, Indian turmeric is thought
to be the very best available and India exports
large amounts to every major continent in the world.
Turmeric is a major ingred-ient in most mustards