Ajwain, also known as Carom Seeds are used in Indian cuisine and are often added to bhajia, pakora, and or samosa recipes. They are a key ingredient in chaat masala and berbere spice blends. Dry fry the seeds to release more of their flavour and aroma. They work well with fish, lentils, potatoes and onions. Add them to naan, flatbread and paratha recipes. The seeds can also be added to pickles and chutneys in the same way as mustard seed. Ajwain has antiseptic properties and can be used to make a tea sweetened with honey to aid indigestion.
- Fight bacteria and fungi. Carom seeds have powerful antibacterial and antifungal properties.
- Improve cholesterol levels.
- May lower blood pressure.
- Combats peptic ulcers and relieves indigestion.
- May prevent coughing and improve airflow.
- Has anti-inflammatory effects.
Read about Carom (Ajwain) Seed Benefits here.
Organic Carom Seeds.