Nutritional Facts of Fresh Turmeric and Ginger Pickle, Calories in Fresh Turmeric and Ginger Pickle

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How many calories does one serving of Fresh Turmeric and Ginger Pickle have?

One serving of Fresh Turmeric and Ginger Pickle gives 34 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 27 calories, proteins account for 2 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 5 calories. One serving of Fresh Turmeric and Ginger Pickle provides about 2 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See recipe fresh turmeric and ginger pickle recipe | kachi haldi ka achar | haldi adrak ka achar | Indian style ginger turmeric pickle |

fresh turmeric and ginger pickle  is an Indian winter special pickle which carries umpteen health benefits. Learn how to make kachi haldi ka achar. 

The soothing taste of fresh turmeric and the spiky flavour of fresh ginger make for a fabulous pickle! While fresh and tender, you will find the texture and taste of ginger in Indian style ginger turmeric are very enjoyable. Although mild, you can still feel your taste buds tingle when you bite into a piece.

To make fresh turmeric and ginger pickle, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and mix well. Transfer it to an air-tight glass jar, close the lid and set it aside in a cool, dry place for 4 to 5 hours for the flavours to blend well. Serve or store refrigerated in the same glass jar. It stays fresh up to 6 months when refrigerated.  

Turmeric too has a unique flavour, which has to be experienced to be understood. Together with a dash of lemon juice, the duo in haldi adrak ka achar pickle are sure to pleasantly surprise you.

This kachi haldi ka achar can be made only when the ingredients are in season which is winter season. During this time when they make their appearance in the market, almost every household whips up a batch of this pickle as it is not only tasty but also good for health. Make a batch at the beginning of winter season (during the end of October) and towards the end of January make 1 to 2 more batches for the coming months. 

Ginger has compound Gingerol and fresh turmeric has curcuminoids, both which have anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial benefits. The lemon juice added not only acts as a preservative for the Indian style ginger turmeric pickle, but also adds vitamin C, which too acts as an antioxidant and helps builds your immunity to fight various infections. Read more about the health benefits of fresh turmeric, amba haldi. 

This recipe can be enjoyed by healthy people to heart patients, cancer patients to even diabetics. Have a small quantity of kachi haldi ka achar daily during meal time. 

Tips for fresh turmeric and ginger pickle. 1. While this recipe mentions to use sliced ginger and turmeric, you can also finely chop it. 2. For this pickle, use the special white variety of ginger, available with this fresh turmeric in the winter season. It has a slightly mild taste and hence is a good addition to the pickle. 

Is Fresh Turmeric and Ginger Pickle healthy?

Yes, this is healthy.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Ginger (Adrak) : Ginger is an effective cure for congestion, sore throatcold and cough. It aids digestion and relieves constipation. Ginger was found as effective as drugs in relieving menstrual pain. Ginger is effective in decreasing the cholesterol levels in patients with high cholesterol. Ginger significantly reduces symptoms of nausea in pregnant ladies. See here for 16 Super Health Benefits of Adrak, Ginger.

Fresh turmeric, kachi haldi, amba haldi : Fresh turmeric is available in abundance during the winter season. It’s main compound curcumin exhibits many health benefits. It helps to reduce inflammation in the body. Kachi haldi also protects the cell damage and helps fight infections. It can help fight the bacteria and virus. Consumption of raw turmeric also benefits the digestive tract by enhancing digestion. Lately, turmeric has also been known to fight various chronic diseases like cancer and arthritis.

Lemon, Lemon Juice : Lemon is a very good source of Vitamin C and thus helps in the production of  white blood cells and antibodies in the blood which attacks invading microorganisms, prevents infection and builds immunity. Therefore, Lemon juice is given to prevent common cold. The ascorbic acid in lemon juice helps in absorption of iron from the food. So if you’re iron deficient or have anaemia squeeze a lemon on iron rich recipes. See detailed benefits of lemon, lemon juice.

Note : 1 cup = 200 ml (standard cup available in the market). The weight in grams varies for each ingredient.

Can diabetics, heart patients and overweight individuals have Fresh Turmeric and Ginger Pickle?

Yes, this recipe is good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. Ginger is an effective cure for congestion, sore throatcold and cough. It aids digestion and relieves constipation. Ginger was found as effective as drugs in relieving menstrual pain. Lemon is a very good source of Vitamin C and thus helps in the production of  white blood cells and antibodies in the blood which attacks invading microorganisms, prevents infection and builds immunity. 

Can healthy individuals have Fresh Turmeric and Ginger Pickle?

Yes, this is healthy. 

One serving of Fresh Turmeric and Ginger Pickle is high in

Vitamin C :  Vitamin C is a great defence against coughs and colds.

Note : a recipe is deemed high in a Vitamin or mineral if it meets 20% and above the recommended daily allowance based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

How to burn 34 calories that come from one serving of Fresh Turmeric and Ginger Pickle?

Walking (6 kmph) = 10  mins
Running (11 kmph) = 3 mins
Cycling (30 kmph) = 5 mins
Swimming (2 kmph) = 6 mins

Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy34 cal2%
Protein0.6 g1%
Carbohydrates6.7 g2%
Fiber1 g4%
Fat0.5 g1%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A0 mcg0%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.1 mg1%
Vitamin C23.4 mg58%
Vitamin E0.1 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)4.8 mcg2%
MINERALS
Calcium43.7 mg7%
Iron0.2 mg1%
Magnesium11.5 mg3%
Phosphorus6 mg1%
Sodium2714.3 mg143%
Potassium162.6 mg3%
Zinc0.1 mg1%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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