Turmeric or Haldi has been recognized in Ayurveda as a major source of benefit to the body in both prevention and treatment of many different conditions. It has been used in Indian cooking for over 3000 years. Turmeric in India has been accepted as the wonder spice in Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of medicine. The spice that is majorly used for flavoring the curries has found applications in preventing and treating many health conditions as well.
After vanilla and saffron, Cardamom, a.k.a the "Queen of Spices," and every Indian's 'Elaichi' is the world's most expensive spice. Cardamom contains a variety of potentially active ingredients, a class of compounds known for many familiar aromas and associated with antioxidant health benefits.
Soybeans have a fortune of benefits, including their property to help in healthy weight gain, defend against colon cancer, protect heart health, improve the metabolism and reduce the effects of menopause. Soy improves digestion, increases blood circulation, promotes bone health, decreases the risk of diabetes, and generally tones up the body.
Gram flour, more popularly known as Besan is a highly nutritious food which provides us with tons of health benefits. Thanks to its high protein content it can easily be consumed by vegetarians to fulfil their protein needs.