Garlic powder is a spice that is derived fromdehydratedgarlicand used in cooking for flavour enhancement. The process of making garlic powder includes drying and dehydrating the vegetable, then powdering it through machinery or home-based appliances depending on the scale of production. Garlic powder is a common component ofspice mix. It is also a common component ofseasoned salt.
Garlic powder contains calcium, copper, phosphorus, potassium, iron, selenium, sodium, and magnesium. It has Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin C. It has protein and carbohydrates (in the form of sugar and dietary fiber). It contains organic compounds and antioxidants. All these nutrients help make garlic powder a powerhouse of health benefits.