Black Pepper is something inevitable for preparing spicy Indian Recipes. In the medieval period most valuable items were referred by French, using the saying ”As Dear as Pepper”.
History and origin of Pepper dated back to BC, in the Epic Mahabharata also there were mentioning of feasts which included meat flavored with black pepper.
The origin of Pepper is believed to be from western Ghats Area of Kerala in India. The hot,pungent,woody and sharp taste of black pepper keeps food menus mouthwatering and better preserved for more days.
You can buy natural black pepper powder from Kerala Spice markets where a wide variety and grades of black pepper is available.
Black Pepper is very useful for digestion, gas and bloating problems etc. Also pepper corns boiled in water along with basil leaves will relieve chest congestion and asthematic conditions.
Malabar Garbled and Tellicherry Extra Bold are the two celebrated spice varieties in Kerala. Pepper plays as one of the four spices in ‘Garam Masala’ which is the secret tasty powder for most of the Indian food dishes.
Have a good spicy food with pepper powder, the black gold of Kerala.