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Curtido 450gm (KOL)

Curtido 450gm (KOL)

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Regular price Rs. 340.00
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Curtido, a Salvadoran cabbage slaw, is loved among fermented food connoisseurs. It's a tangy probiotic condiment and is full of surprising flavours. With cabbage as the base, fine ingredients like carrot, onion, lime, jalapeño and oregano create a magical synergy of aroma and taste. The health benefits of curtido stem from its lacto-fermentation, which helps in restoring and maintaining the digestive tract.

    Flavour Profile

    Taste:
    Curtido is a vibrant fusion of flavors, offering a tangy and slightly spicy taste. The natural sweetness of cabbage and carrot is complemented by the heat of jalapeño and green chili, with a zesty kick from lemon juice. Oregano and garlic add herbal depth, creating a well-balanced profile.

    Texture and Mouthfeel:
    Curtido boasts a satisfying texture, featuring crunchy cabbage, carrots, and the tender heat of jalapeño. The mouthfeel is dynamic, with the crispness of vegetables and a lively effervescence from fermentation. A delightful combination of crunch and chewiness makes each bite thoroughly enjoyable.

    Smell:
    The aroma of fermented Curtido is enticing and aromatic. The pungency of garlic mingles with the herbal notes of oregano, creating a fresh and zesty scent. The overall smell is vibrant, inviting, and hints at the complex flavors waiting to be savored in this fermented cabbage medley.

    Ingredients

    Cabbage, Purple Cabbage, Carrot, Onion, Jalapeño, Green Chilli, Oregano, Salt, Lemon juice, Garlic, Red Chilli Powder

    Nutrition Facts (Per 100g)

    Energy 23.3 Kcal

    Total Fat 0.39 g

    Saturated Fat 0.19 g

    Unsaturated Fat 0.2 g

    Trans Fat 0

    Cholesterol 0

    Total Carbohydrate 3.34 g

    Total Sugars 0

    Added Sugars 0

    Dietary Fibre 0.91 g

    Protein 1.6 g

    Sodium 666.9 mg

    Storage & Usage

    Store under refrigeration at or below 8°C

    Curtido's versatility makes it a delightful addition to various dishes. Enhance tacos, bowls, sandwiches, and wraps with its tangy crunch. Pair it as a side with grilled meats or enjoy it straight from the jar for a flavorful and nutritious snack.

    Benefits

    1. Fermented foods like curtido are sources of probiotics, especially the Lactobacillus bacteria that’s helpful in restoring and maintaining the digestive tract.
    2. Cabbage naturally contains several beneficial compounds, including polyphenols and carotenoids. 
    3. Fermented cabbage promotes brain, skin, and immune health and helps in the prevention or treatment of irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, and high cholesterol, among other conditions.
    4. It can help reduce glucose levels in your blood.

    FAQs

    1. Does Curtido contain vinegar?

    No, Curtido typically does not contain vinegar. Its tangy flavor is achieved through a natural fermentation process, giving it a distinct taste without the use of vinegar.

    2. How much Curtido is recommended per serving?

    Start with a small amount, such as a couple of tablespoons, and adjust based on personal preference. Curtido can be enjoyed in moderation as a side or condiment.

    3. When is the best time to enjoy Curtido?

    Curtido is versatile and can be enjoyed with various meals. Whether as a topping for tacos, salads, or as a side with grilled dishes, its vibrant flavor enhances a wide range of culinary experiences.

    4. Is Curtido the same as sauerkraut?

    No, Curtido and sauerkraut are distinct fermented dishes. Curtido, originating from Central America, often includes cabbage but also features other vegetables, giving it a unique flavor and texture compared to traditional sauerkraut.

    5. Can Curtido be consumed by kids and pregnant women? Is it lactose and gluten-free?

    Yes, Curtido is generally safe for kids and pregnant women. It is lactose and gluten-free, making it suitable for a variety of dietary preferences. However, individual sensitivities may vary

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