Turmeric powder is a bright yellow spice which is made from dry Turmeric Rhizomes and is always used in dried powdered form. Turmeric's main ingredient is 'curcumin' which exhibit a wide range of medicinal purposes. Turmeric is useful for its colour, flavor, cosmetic and medicinal properties. Turmeric powder's flavor could also be described as peppery, or even warm in the mouth. It is used as flavor and adds an orange-yellow color to the food. It is also essential in curry powder which is used in meat, vegetables and lentil dishes. Lastly, it works as a substitute for saffron in rice, curries and desserts.