Natural Kashmiri Shahi Zeera (Black Cumin) - Kashmir
Introducing Pure Natural “Kashmiri Shahi Zeera” From the beautiful hilly areas of Kashmir. The geographical location of Kashmir and the pollution free environment of it gives Shahi Zeera a distinct rich taste and strong aroma.
Kashmiri Shahi Zeera are also known as “Black Cumin Seeds” and are comparatively longer, thinner and darker than the regular cumin seeds. They are also known as “Shah Zeera” as they have been popular since the Mughal era. They are native to North India and Central Asia and are usually cultivated in Kashmir. They are usually sweeter and milder than the other cumin seeds and are crescent in shape. They have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. They are a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, copper, magnesium and iron. They basically help in detoxing the body.
Kashmirir Shahi Zeera is an aromatic spice and is a culinary spice used in India, Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Iran. They have authentic nutty flavor and have many health benefits like-aids digestion, cures heartburn, reduces gas problems, promotes weight loss, good for respiratory system, good for hair and skin, good for heart, maintains blood sugar levels, prevents obesity, reduces the risk of cancer, helps in treating diarrhea, lowers cholesterol, boosts memory and cures thyroid, depression and many other diseases.
Kashmiri Shahi Zeera have authentic nutty flavor and adds earthy flavors to the dishes. They are usually used in Indian cooking for seasoning. They are used in making breads, biscuits, cakes, masala tea, soups, curries, stews, sauces, biryani and pulao etc. They are usually used in small amounts because of their exotic flavor. They should be stored in an airtight glass jar in a cool dry place. One should drink Zeera water to reduce weight, but it should be consumed in moderation only.