Shah Jeera or Caraway Seed

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Caraway seeds are known as Shah Jeera (Sajeera or Kala Jeera) and are between dark brown to black color.
They are native to western Asia, Europe and Northern Africa.
The plant is similar in appearance to other members of the carrot family, with finely divided, feathery leaves with thread-like divisions, growing on 20–30 cm stems. The main flower stem is 40–60 cm tall, with small white or pink flowers in umbels. Caraway fruits (erroneously called seeds) are crescent-shaped achenes, around 2 mm long, with five pale ridges.

Shahjeera or Caraway contain health benefiting nutrients, minerals, vitamins and anti-oxidants that are powerful digestive aid and helps eliminate stomach gas.
These are extensively used in Indian cooking for the preparation of masalas, curries and side dishes.It is also called as Kalonji (black caraway seeds) and is a good remedy of eczema.
Infact it is regarded as the best medicine for every regular health issue except death.

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Description

Shah jeera are very small dark brown seeds and look very similar to the normal cumin seeds. They have a very distinctive sweet flavor like the cumin seeds yet impart a very different flavor. They are used in certain indian breads, pulaos, biscuits and some vegetarian dishes. The plant is similar in appearance to other members of the carrot family, with finely divided, feathery leaves with thread-like divisions, growing on 20–30 cm stems. The main flower stem is 40–60 cm tall, with small white or pink flowers in umbels. Caraway fruits (erroneously called seeds) are crescent-shaped achenes, around 2 mm long, with five pale ridges.

Shah jeera or Caraway Seeds Usages in Recipes and benefits

Shahjeera or Caraway contain health benefiting nutrients, minerals, vitamins and anti-oxidants that are powerful digestive aid and helps eliminate stomach gas. Shah jeera are extensively used in Indian cooking for the preparation of masalas, curries and side dishes.

The fruits, usually used whole, have a pungent, anise-like flavor and aroma that comes from essential oils, mostly carvone and limonene.
In Fact it is regarded as the best medicine for every regular health issue except death.
As with all spices, kala jeera should be stored in a cool dry place, and preferably in the dark.

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Weight 1150 g
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