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Rock Salt is an ingredient used in Indian cooking Also known as:
Halite

Description:
This is the mineral form of sodium chloride. Usually it is white but may also appear in many shades due to the presence of impurities. Rock salt is formed by the drying up of enclosed lakes and seas. Mainly it is used for home purposes. Its available in powder form, crystal form and liquid concentrate.

Commonly used in:
For improving the flavour in cooking, preserving food materials and managing ice formation

Health Benefits:
Rock salt removes harmful ions from the air we breathe. Good source of calcium and magnesium.

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