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Check Out the Health Benefits of the Spices Used in Traditional Indian Food June 24, 2016

Midtown East, Manhattan
Check Out the Health Benefits of the Spices Used in Traditional Indian Food, Manhattan, New York

Indian food is one of the healthiest cuisines in the world. By using the freshest ingredients available and preparing each dish from scratch, restaurants like Indigo Indian Bistro in New York, NY, keep traditional cooking methods alive right in the heart of Midtown East, providing regulars and visitors alike with food that is undeniably healthy and delicious.

What makes Indian food so good for you in the first place? While every single ingredient plays an important role in this cuisine, check out just how healthy the following spices are:

  • indian foodTurmeric: If you don't know this spice by its name, you definitely would recognize it by its color. Found in popular Indian dishes like curry, turmeric has been used to treat heartburn, digestive problems, and even arthritis. It's also great for your skin!

  • Black Pepper: Even though you may not associate black pepper with Indian food, it's originally from ancient India, and it's one of the most commonly traded spices today. Known for its ability to aid in digestion and relieve congestion, black peppercorns are extremely beneficial to your health.

  • Cardamom: Have you ever drank Chai tea? If so, then you've had your fair share of cardamom. Used as a breath freshener as well as a treatment for digestive issues, this spice keeps your digestive system healthy and your breath smelling fresh whenever you enjoy a plate of home-cooked Indian food.

To discover the benefits of Indian spices in your day-to-day life, call Indigo Indian Bistro at (212) 421-1919. Visit them online to look at their menu.

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