Spices

Cinacon International is renowned to deliver natural, wholesome and organically grown produce. Whatever your desire may be, whether it is to spice up your gourmet meal with a rich aroma and flavor or simply used build up your health with traditional Ayurvedic recipes. Quantities Available in:  Customized packages

Cinacon International is renowned to deliver natural, wholesome and organically grown produce. Whatever your desire may be, whether it is to spice up your gourmet meal with a rich aroma and flavor or simply used build up your health with traditional Ayurvedic recipes. Quantities Available in:  Customized packages.
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Pepper King of all Spices Black Pepper (Piper Nigrum )

It is high in demand compared to others due to its exceptionally aromatic flavor used in the extraction industry.  Black pepper has demonstrated impressive antioxidant and antibacterial effects.  Not only does black pepper help you derive the maximum benefit from your food, but the outer layer of the peppercorn stimulates the breakdown of fat cells, keeping you slim while giving you the energy to burn.
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White Pepper (Piper Nigrum Linn)

Although white pepper is mildly flavored than black pepper, it is generally characterized by a sharp penetrating aroma and hot pungent taste.  Its flavor can be described as piney, and woody. White pepper also has a barnyard note which helps to differentiate it from black pepper.
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Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)

Fennel is widely used in many of the culinary traditions of the world. Dried fennel seed is an aromatic. Fennel is also used as a flavoring in some natural toothpaste. Fennel seeds are also eaten raw, sometimes with some sweetener, to improve eyesight.
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Chili pepper (chilli pepper, chilli, chili, chile)

Chili is sold worldwide fresh, dried and powdered. The fruit is eaten raw or cooked for its fiery hot flavor, concentrated along the top of the pod. The white flesh surrounding the seeds contains the highest concentration of capsaicin. Red chilis contain high amounts of vitamin C and carotene ("provitamin A"). Yellow and especially green chilis (which are essentially unripe fruit) contain a considerably lower amount of both substances. In addition, peppers are a good source of most B vitamins, and vitamin B6 in particular. They are very high in potassium and high in magnesium and iron.
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Dry Lime & Natural Dry Lime Powder (Citrus Latifolia)

From appetizer to dessert, the finishing tinge of perfection is of course, lime.

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Nutmeg & Mace – One Seed, Two Spices

Nutmeg & Mace (Myristica fragrance) are derived from the same plant but are treated as two separate spices. The whole nutmeg resembles a passion fruit. When the outer shell is broken, a red lattice of mace is visible.  They are widely used in the food and extraction industries. Nutmeg, has a unique flavor and fragrance, is often used as an essential oil. Nutmeg is known to be used as an effective remedy for rheumatic pain and toothache. Mixed together with a couple of drops of wild bee honey and grated nutmeg powder it can be used to cure digestive problems and bad breath. Nutmeg should be used in moderation – a pinch or two – is safe. Store both ground and whole nutmeg away from sunlight in airtight containers.
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Coriander (Coriandrum sativum)

All parts of the plant are edible, but the fresh leaves and the dried seeds are the most commonly used in cooking. Seeds can be roasted or heated on a dry pan briefly before grinding to enhance and alter the aroma. Coriander seeds are also used in traditional Indian medicine as a diuretic by boiling equal amounts of coriander seeds and cumin seeds, then cooling and consuming the resulting liquid. Additionally, coriander juice (mixed with either turmeric powder or mint juice) is used by some as a treatment for acne, applied to the face like toner.
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Cloves – Nature’s Breath Freshener / A Panacea for most ills

The clove tree looks rather like an olive tree but with denser and more abundant leaves.  It is the unopened flower bud of the tropical plant Syzgium Aromaticum.  Its odour and flavour make it an essential ingredient in the food industry.  It has been used to treat digestive complaints.  Like many culinary spices, cloves help relax the smooth muscle lining of the digestive tract. (grade 1, and hand-picked).
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Turmeric

Turmeric is sometimes used as a coloring agent. It has found application in canned beverages, baked products, dairy products, ice cream, yogurt, yellow cakes, orange juice, biscuits, popcorn color, sweets, cake icings, cereals, sauces, gelatins etc. It is a significant ingredient in most commercial curry powders.
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The Curry Tree or Karivepallai

Curry leaves are highly aromatic and are used as a herb. They are commonly used as seasoning in Indian and Sri Lankan cooking especially in curries with fish or coconut milk.
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Cardamom

Cardamom, sometimes called Grains of Paradise, is a pungent, aromatic herb first used around the eighth century.  The spice known as cardamom is the fruit of several plants of the genera Elettaria belonging to the family Zingiberaceae, whose principal member is Elletaria Cardamom. Cardamom is particularly popular in the Middle East and is one of Sri Lanka's most valuable spice crops.
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Dill (Anethum graveolens)

Dill seed is used as a spice, with a flavor. Dill seeds were traditionally used to soothe the stomach after meals.

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Mustard

Mustard seeds are used as a spice and, by grinding and mixing them with water, vinegar or other liquids. Mustard seeds are often used whole, and are quickly fried in oil until they pop to impart a flavor to the oil.
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Lemon grass

It is widely used as a herb in Asian cuisine. Lemon grass is commonly used in teas, soups, and curries. It is also suitable for poultry, fish, and seafood.
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Saffron
 
Saffron's has a very profound aroma. Saffron also contributes a luminous yellow-orange coloring to foods.

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Vanilla
 
Vanilla is used for flavoring .  Vanilla flavoring in food may be achieved by adding vanilla extract or by cooking vanilla pods in the liquid preparation. Good quality vanilla has a strong aromatic flavor.
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Tamarind
 
The fruit pulp is edible and popular. The hard green pulp of a young fruit is very sour and acidic and is often used as a component of savory dishes. The ripened fruit is less sour and somewhat sweeter. It is used in desserts and sweetened drinks, or as a snack. Tamarind is used as an Ayurvedic Medicine for gastric and/or digestion problems.
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Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum)

Fenugreek is frequently used in the production of flavoring itself, fenugreek has a somewhat bitter taste. Fenugreek is mainly used as a digestive aid.
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