it is a herbaceous plant of the ginger family (zingiberaceae), originating in india and indonesia. and you are a homonymous spice that is the component of curry powder seasoning. its main feature is the strong yellow color transfer to food. its dried and ground root extract powder, known simply as saffron, used as a condiment or yellow and bright colored dye, in cooking and preparing medicines. it is used for coloring dairy products, drinks and mustard in stews, soups, stews, sauces, fish, bean-based dishes, recipes with eggs, mayonnaise, pasta, chicken, potatoes, cauliflower and even bread. it should be dissolved in a hot broth before being incorporated into a recipe. it is essential ingredient to enhance the taste and give color to many dishes of indian cuisine, particularly rice.