Black Pepper /കുരുമുളക്
â€œPepperâ€ is derived from the Sanskrit word â€œPippaliâ€. A pinch of black pepper is added to almost every type of recipe. Piperine is the active ingredient in black pepper that contributes to its unique spicy taste. While this common cooking ingredient can certainly spice up a meal, it also has incredible medicinal properties thus making it all the more important for you to consume.