Sukku | Dry Ginger – The dried ginger is called Sukku. lt is a flowering plant whose rhizome, ginger root is widely used as a spice and as traditional medicine. It is really a great thing that our ancestors have combined the food along with this medicine.
The ginger plant has a thick, branched rhizome (underground stem) with a brown outer layer and yellow center that has a spicy, citrusy aroma. Every year, it grows pseudostems (false stems made of tightly wrapped leaf bases) from the rhizome which bear narrow leaves.