Category: “Seeds”

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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Celery Seeds: Ajwain / Ajmoda in Hindi

Celery belongs to the family Apiaceae which is commonly used as vegetable and seeds are used as spices. The celery plant height can go up to 50 to 100 Centimeters tall. It was cultivated as a medicinal plant thousands of years ago. Celeries are high in Vitamins’ A, B, C, Calcium and Magnesium. […]

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Mustard Seeds: Sarso / Rai in Hindi

Mustard seeds are the small round seeds of various mustard plants. The seeds are usually about 1 to 2 millimeters’ in diameter and may be colored from yellowish white to black.  As a condiment, mustard seeds content approximately 5 calories per teaspoon on an average. Some of the […]

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Fennel Seed: Badi Sounf in Hindi

Fennel seeds are aromatic yellow-flowered European plant of the parsley family, like feathery leaves, which test somewhat anise seeds. Fennel seeds are often added to sauces or stuffing for fish and seafood. Fennel seed symbolizes longevity, courage, and strength. In addition to its use as medicinal values, fennel indeed […]

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