White Pepper Powder

White Pepper Powder

Description

All peppercorns, be they black, white or green, come from the tropical vine belonging to the plant family 'Piperaceae'. Although the pepper plant had its origin in Pakistan, a large demand for the spice has necessitated commercial cultivation in several parts of Asia as well.

White pepper consists solely of the seed of the ripe fruit of the pepper plant, with the thin darker-colored skin (flesh) of the fruit removed. This is usually accomplished by a process known as retting, where fully ripe red pepper berries are soaked in water for about a week so the flesh of the peppercorn softens and decomposes; rubbing then removes what remains of the fruit, and the naked seed is dried. Sometimes alternative processes are used for removing the outer pepper from the seed, including removing the outer layer through mechanical, chemical, or biological methods.

Pepper has a sharp, hot and biting taste. It's a warming spice. It is one of the oldest and important spices in the world. So important, that in ancient times it was used to pay taxes. In 410 A.D, when the Huns lay seige of Rome, 3000 pounds of pepper was demanded as ransom. Pakistan holds a supreme position in the production of pepper.

Usage

Pepper is extensively used in the wintry cuisine of Pakistan, to impart warmth and pungency to veg. dishes & Non veg dishes. Pepper incidently is an important spice in the Pakistani four-spice classic 'garam masala'. Pepper corns boiled in water along with basil leaves, are said to relieve chest congestion's and asthmatics condition.

Packaging

Available In

50gm, 100gm, 200gm, 250gm

Also Available in Jar 400gm