Ginger is a root of a tropical plant from the same family of turmeric. It is an indispensable ingredient in Indian cuisine. In Indian cuisine, it is used both fresh and powdered form. The famous ginger-garlic paste is the key ingredient almost for every curry dish. Tea with ginger is a very popular drink during the cold months. It has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It is also used to reduce nausea.