IntroductionIf you are cooking biryani, the first spice that you will think of buying from the market is cinnamon. Without cinnamon and cardamom a chicken biryani is just chicken and rice. Cinnamon is a very costly spice and it is a part of garama masala. few other spices are cloves and pepper. Apart from cooking aspects there are so many health benefits of Cinnamon still unknown to us. So Let's discuss in detail about the unknown health benefits of cinnamon.
Uses of cinnamon in cookingYou can use cinnamon sticks or cinnamon paste or cinnamon powder in cooking. Among them cinnamon paste is the best mode of cinnamon in cooking. If you ask your grandmother, probably she will also say that she likes best, cooking with cinnamon paste. The flavor of this paste is sweet and although it is a spice it adds the sweetness quotient in the dish. If you chew a cooked cinnamon in rice then you will find it to be sweet. Chewing cinnamon sticks is good to cure cough. In fact, there are many more health benefits of cinnamon which I will be discussing in the next section.
Health benefits of Cinnamon
ConclusionCinnamon sticks are one most used garam masala besides cloves in rice preparations. In fact, many people like chewing cinnamon sticks in jeera rice or biriyani. But did they know while chewing those sticks they are helping their own body in so many ways? Cinnamon regulates blood sugar, reduces joint pain and helps in proper blood circulation. This means the health benefits of cinnamon have a significant role to play in our daily life
By using Cinnamon in food preparations it would certainly add flavor and also gives the alert to neighbors that some thing special is being cooked in the house as the aroma of cinnamon cannot be concealed or controlled. And those who are having sugar complaints or diabetes, they can chew the cinnamon sticks and keep on taking the juice out of it by munching it, the sugar level would reduce drastically.