Botanical Name: Piper Longum
Common Name: Pepper Black
Kannada Name: Kari Manesu, Kalu Menasu, Olle Menasu
Malayalam Name: Nalla muluka
Black pepper is one of the oldest known culinary spices in the world. Use it ground or as whole peppercorns, this strong flavored and pungent spice has centuries-long history of usage and cultivation. Often referred to as the king of spice.