Ginger

Ginger

Scientific Name :

Zingiber Officinale Roscoe

Medicinal Value :

Used as carminative and stimulant.

Nutrient Value :

Protein, carbohydrate, vitamin A, C, dietary fiber, carotene, iron, calcium, phosphorus, sodium

Culinery and Other Values :

Ginger products used for food processing. It is used in manufacture of ginger bread, confectionary, curry powders, pickling, carbonated drinks, liquors etc.

Glossary :

  • English : Ginger
  • Tamil : Inji
  • Malayalam : Inchi
  • Telugu : Allam / Allamu / Sonthi
  • Kannada : Shunti / Alla / Ashi Shunti / Ardraka
  • Hindi : Adrak / Adu / Soonth
  • Bengali : Ada
  • Gujarati : Aadu / Soonth
  • Konkani : Alley
  • Marathi : Aale
  • Oriya : Ada
  • Punjabi : Adrak
  • Tulu : Soonthi
  • Urudu : Adrak / Adhrak