Only the seed of the pepper berry is called as White Pepper, with the pericarp removed. To make white pepper, the berry is picked fully ripe. Its outer shrunken skin is rubbed off, exposing the dried, greyish-white pepper inside. This white pepper is dried and sold commercially, in whole and powdered forms. In Hindi it’s called as Safed Mirch and is a common spice available in Indian household. You can buy White Pepper online from your LaSpiceBasket.com. At LaSpiceBasket.com we directly source from our farms and procure from established vendors of the industry. Farm fresh spices are guaranteed at your door step, you can buy Safed Mirchi online.
Health benefits of White Pepper:
It stimulates the taste buds in such a way that an alert is sent to the stomach to increase hydrochloric acid secretion, thereby improving digestion and reducing intestinal gas.
White Pepper is an excellent source of manganese, a very good source of iron and vitamin K, and a good source of dietary fiber.
White pepper has diaphoretic (promotes sweating) and diuretic (promotes urination) properties.