Spices of Kerala
Kerala's spices dates back to thousands of years. The state attained fame in the ancient world mainly because of its variety of spices. Traders from ancient Phoenicia made Kerala tours to carry back rare aromatic spices to Mediterranean lands. These spices of Kerala were used by the Westerners to all flavor their food & wine and to preserve meat during the cold season. Many spices of Kerala are also known to have medicinal value. Turmeric is known to be an anti-oxidant and curry leaf can prevent diabetes.Many different spices are cultivated in Kerala. Some of the spices that Kerala is famous for are:
The spice plantations of Kerala are fascinating to wander about. This is because different sections of each plantation are planted with different spices. So add spice to your Kerala Tours by visiting the spice plantations of Kerala.