Flavorful Black Cumin Seed- Organic- Superfood

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What Are Black Cumin (Nigella) Seeds?
Originating from a flowering plant that have tiny seeds that grow in a fruit. They are hugely popular to many cuisines especially the Middle East, Mediterranean , Egypt, South East Asia, North Africa and Southern Europe due to the abundance of flavor and health benefits.  

Historically, Nigella black seed has been used as what we now call a SUPERFOOD! Headache, toothache, nasal congestion, conjunctivitis, asthma, cough and cold symptoms, joint pain, aids digestion, reduce swelling, pain reliever, pockets of infection (abscesses), boost immunity and the list goes on! 

You will fall in love when you start to learn the AMAZING benefits this yummy spice can do for your body and health~

The flavor of Black seeds is mildly strong and slightly smoky taste. It has a unique blend of peppery, oregano and onion undertones. They go well with most vegetables, especially root veggies and grains. Including: potatoes, pumpkin, carrots, cauliflower, onions, tomatoes, orange and red vegetables, ginger, lentils, peas, soups, stews, curry and our favorite RICE! 

(Roast 1/2 teaspoon of black seeds for a few minutes in oil and then cook your rice on top) 

How To Cook With Black Cumin Seeds:
In India they are used to make curries, lentils based dishes especially for making yellow lentils.

They are also used to make vegetable stir fries. Simply choose your vegetables, roast a teaspoon of black seeds in oil  and throw in your vegetables.

Black seeds will add aroma, taste and texture to your dish.

Due to the healing properties it is a very popular pickling spice along with mustard seeds and fennel seeds.

You may have already seen and tasted these tiny black stony seeds on top of breads such as naan.

You can also add them to salads, soups and sauces, or hot tea in the morning on an empty stomach.