Category: “Seeds”

Horse Gram: Kulthi Dal in Hindi

Horse Gram mainly famous in South India, they eat Horse Gram in many ways like Rasam, Sprouts and as Dal. These are cheapest lentil in India, horse Gram is also very nutritious. This Dal is rich in vitamin, protein, iron, and calcium and easy to digest because horse […]

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Poppy Seeds: Khas Khas in Hindi

Poppy seeds (khas khas) with crisp and rich flavor, Poppy seeds are very healthy being rich healthy fatty acids, calcium, copper, zinc, manganese, and potassium, phosphorus and dietary fiber. Poppy seeds are extremely beneficial in treating inflammation, quenching thirst. Poppy seeds are used as food in many cultures. […]

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Safflower: Kusum a Flower Herb

Safflower is a plant which flowers and seed oil also used as medicine. Safflower is opposite to saffron, has an aroma that is very rich, but more suggestive of a sweet, chocolaty, tobacco. Another difference is that, unlike saffron, the taste is much weaker than the smell and […]

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Niger Seeds: Ramtil/ Ramtilla in Hindi

Niger Seed is black but usually sprouts into a yellow-colored flower. Guizotia Abyssinica is the scientific name and it is often mistaken for thistle seeds, which it isn’t. Niger Seed Nutrition Fat 39%, Fiber 11%, Protein 24%, Calcium 300%, Iron 57%. In Western countries, Niger seeds are important components […]

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Basil Seeds: Sabja/ Sabza in Hindi

The Basil Seeds are eatable and found from the sweet basil plant, Ocimum basilicum. Basil Seeds are scented – Seed is a member of the mint family. Basil’s seeds are loaded with volatile oils, responsible for the heady aroma and strong flavor, so essential to cooking. The composition […]

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Coriander Seeds: Dhaniya in Hindi

Coriander seeds come from cilantro plants. Fresh coriander seeds come in winter session in India. Coriander seeds known as Coriandrum sativum also. Coriander seeds are good for regulation of hormones and especially if you have thyroid problems, than you must consume coriander seed to regulate hormones. It also reduces […]

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Nutmeg seed : Jaiphal / Javitra in Hindi

From same plant two spices one is nutmeg seed and other mace – which has lacelike covering around the seed, nutmeg like aromatic savor and strong in taste. Dried nutmegs are lite brown ovals shaped with furrowed surfaces. Nutmeg have good amount of saturated fat, dietary fiber, magnesium, […]

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