Botanical Name : Zingiber officinale
Tamil Name : மிட்டாய் இஞ்சி / Mittai Inji
English Name : Candied Ginger
Hindi Name : कैंडी अदरक / Kaindee Adarak
Malayalam Name : മിഠായി ഇഞ്ചി / Mithayi Inchi
Telugu Name : మిఠాయి అల్లం / Mithayi Allam
Candied Ginger is an ideal snack, which is a combination of sweet and spicy tastes. It can be added to cookies, cakes, soups, and salads. It is sweet chewy crystallized ginger, which consists of chunks of peeled ginger that has been candied in a syrup solution and rolled in sugar. It is a refreshing snack and yummy dessert so that you can serve this with dark chocolate. The candied ginger contains many health benefits.
Crystallized ginger is prepared by boiling ginger and cooking it by adding sugar or honey instead of granulated sugar. Crystallized ginger can also be eaten by mixing it with other baked goods and desserts. Ginger root helps radical damage in the body and the brain. Candied ginger is an excellent natural food that contains a compound called curcumin which is found in ginger and turmeric.
100 gram of candied ginger contains;
- Energy: 367 kcal
- Carbohydrates: 90 gm
- Calcium: 133 mg
- Sodium: 133 mg
- Iron: 1.2 mg
- Candied ginger helps to reduce cholesterol.
- It is used to prevent clogged arteries.
- It protects you from the cancer tumor.
- Candied ginger helps to cure gastrointestinal distresses.
- It reduces Muscle Pain and Soreness.
- Candied ginger helps to treat the pain caused by arthritis.
Candied ginger is very healthy and will not produce any side effects. It can be eaten by all age groups of people. Seek medical advice on whether it is beneficial for pregnant women.
Harvesting & Manufacturing Methods
All our herbs are 100% natural that is harvested and dried manually to provide the freshness of the herb. It is pulverized without chemical interactions and is very safe to use.
I ordered this Ginger candy for making cake from Moolihai, it turned out to be an amazing eatable, the taste of Ginger was a bit intense for my children.
Sudharsan Mukundan –
The right amount of sweetness