Turmeric is one of the most important spices in Indian cuisine. Not just in India, but turmeric has started to see acceptance and love all around the world! The bright yellow spice is known for its exceptional medicinal qualities and is well regarded to dissipate symptoms of illnesses almost instantly. It also adds wonderful color to whatever recipe it is added to and has a nice fragrance as well. In India, people enjoy roasted turmeric and sugared milk as a healing elixir that works wonders for cold and cough.