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Aniseed (Sonf or Saunf)

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Aniseed (sonf) is a warming, sweet and stimulating herb with expectorant and estrogenic effects.

It also has aphrodisiac properties. Aniseed (sonf) extract contains considerable amounts of protein, crude fibers, moisture, fatty acids and other useful ingredients like sugar, starch, essential oils ash and choline.                                                  As an ingredient of herbal products, aniseed relieves various internal and external ailments. It is also known for its aromatic relieving ability.

 

Chia Seeds (Tukh Malanga)

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The fiber in Chia seeds can aid the digestive system — and the review further noted that previous studies have found Chia seeds can benefit people managing various diseases and health issues, including type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure (hypertension), and depression.                                                        There are lots of ways to eat Chia seeds!                                                            The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics notes that they can be added raw to dishes like cereal, yogurt, and even vegetables.                                                      Because the seeds develop a gelatin-like texture when they absorb water, they are often used to create healthy puddings.

  • Here are just a few recipes you can start with: (you may click on the name of the dish to open the recipe link)
    • Coconut Berry Chia Seed Pudding
    • Chia Chipotle Bean Burger
    • Coconut Cardamom Vegan Overnight Oat Parfait With Blueberry Chia Seed Jam

     

Cinnamon Sticks (Darchini)

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Cinnamon (Darchini) is a spice that is made from the inner bark of trees scientifically known as Cinnamomum.                                                                      It has been used as an ingredient throughout history, dating back as far as Ancient Egypt. It used to be rare and valuable and was regarded as a gift fit for kings.                                                                                                                Cinnamon (Darchini) is made by cutting the stems of cinnamon trees. The inner bark is then extracted and the woody parts removed.                                              When it dries, it forms strips that curl into rolls, called cinnamon sticks. These sticks can be ground to form Cinnamon (Darchini) powder.

Cinnamon (Darchini) is loaded with powerful antioxidants, such as polyphenols (3Trusted Source, 4Trusted Source, 5Trusted Source).

In a study that compared the antioxidant activity of 26 spices, Cinnamon (Darchini) wound up as the clear winner, even outranking “superfoods” like garlic and oregano (6Trusted Source).

In fact, it is so powerful that Cinnamon (Darchini) can be used as a natural food preservative.

 

Dry Aloo Bukhara (Dried Plums)

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Dry Aloo Bukhara are Dried Plums. They are most commonly used in Indian and Pakistani cuisine.                                                                                                  Their sweet and sour, tangy flavor are used mostly in rice dishes like Biryani and Pulao. They can also be used to make Chutneys and dips.                                The vitamin and mineral content of Dry Aloo Bukhara (Dried Plums) differs slightly, but both are packed with nutrients.

Additionally, Dry Aloo Bukhara (Dried Plums) contain more calories, fiber and carbs than fresh plums.

Gond Katira (Tragacanth Gum)

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Gond Katira is obtained naturally from the roots as well as from incisions made in the stem and then dried to forms crystals of flakes.                                                  Gond Katira is odorless, tasteless, and a water-soluble mixture obtained from the sap of the plant.                                                                                                  Several health benefits are associated with Tragacanth gum. The best part, however, is that Gond Katira cools the body during summer and you can make refreshing drinks to stay cool.

Ispaghol (Psyllium Husk)

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Ispaghol (Psyllium Husk) is a natural fiber that comes from fine quality Ispaghol (Psyllium Husk) and is packed in hygienic conditions so as to give you a high quality product.                                                                                              Isabgol also known as Psyllium husk is derived from the seeds of the plant Plantago ovata.                                                                                                        It has its roots in the Sanskrit words “asp” and “ghol,” together meaning “horse flower”.

The plant has long and narrow leaves and contains around 70% soluble fibre and 30% insoluble fiber.

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  • Relieves constipation.
  • Effective in acidity and dysentery.
  • Effective for reducing cholesterol.

Kalonji (Nigella Seeds)

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Kalonji (Nigella Seeds), is an interesting spice – when used for tempering, it adds a beautiful aroma to the dishes, and a hint of flavor that you can’t quite nail.                                In India and Pakistan, dry roasted Kalonji (Nigella Seeds) is used for flavouring curries, dal, stir-fried vegetables, and even savouries such as samosa, papdis and kachori among others.                                                  Flavour and aroma aside, the tiny black seed comes with a whole lot of health benefits. Kalonji (Nigella Seeds) is loaded with trace elements, vitamins, crystalline nigellone, amino acids, saponin, crude fiber, proteins and fatty acids like linolenic and oleic acids, volatile oils, alkaloids, iron, sodium, potassium and calcium.

Kalonji (Nigella Seeds) helps keep your heart healthy, addresses breathing problem, lubricates your joints, and is known to have anti-carcinogenic properties.

Khaskhas (Poppy Seeds)

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Here are some popular benefits of Khaskhas (Poppy Seeds):

  • Improvement of Fertility
  • Fights insomnia
  • Bone Strength
  • Improves Digestion
  • Diabetes Treatment
  • Helps in treating Kidney Stones
  • Good for Thyroid
  • Regulation of Blood Pressure
  • Helps in Dandruff treatment

Lotus Seeds (Phool Makhanay)

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  • They are low in cholesterol, fat and sodium. This makes them an ideal snack to satiate those in-between meal hunger pangs.
  • They are beneficial to those suffering from high blood pressure, heart diseases and obesity due to their high magnesium and low sodium content.
  • Makhanas are recommended for diabetics too due to their low glycemic index.
  • An anti-ageing enzyme in these seeds is said to help repair damaged proteins.
  • In addition, the presence of a natural flavonoid called kaempferol (also present in coffee), helps prevent inflammation and ageing.
  • Ayurvedic beliefs suggest that fox nuts astringent properties that benefit the kidneys.
  • Makhanas are gluten-free, protein rich and high in carbohydrates.
  •  They are low in calories, making them an ideal snack for weight loss
  • Ayurvedic and Unani medicine believe them to have aphrodisiac properties.

Melon seeds (Char Maghaz)

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Melon seeds (Char Maghaz) reduces hair fall and benefits in nervine weakness, forgetfulness and memory loss.                                                                            Melon seeds (Char Maghaz) fades blemishes, reduces the excessive dryness of the skin and improves skin complexion. It also helps to reduce the tendency of cracked heels.

In new mothers, Melon seeds (Char Maghaz) improves breastmilk supply. In women, it prevents physical weakness and helps to treat leucorrhea.

In males, it helps in premature ejaculation and penile weakness.

Sesame Seeds (Til)

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  • Sesame seeds (Til) are tiny, oil-rich seeds that grow in pods on the Sesamum indicum plant.
  • Sesame seeds (Til) have many potential health benefits and have been used in folk medicine for thousands of years. They may protect against heart disease, diabetes, and arthritis (1Trusted Source).
  • Sesame seeds (Til) are high in magnesium, which may help lower blood pressure. Additionally, their antioxidants may help prevent plaque buildup.
  • Sesame seeds (Til) may aid blood sugar control because they’re low in carbs and high in quality protein and healthy fats. What’s more, they contain a plant compound that may help in this regard.
  • Sesame seeds (Til) are a good source of several nutrients that are important for immune system function, including zinc, selenium, copper, iron, vitamin B6, and vitamin E, help fight against viruses.
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