Nigella seeds are from a type of flower that can be used to create an appetizing and flavorful spice. Nigella Seeds are also called Black Cumin. They are all called black onion or kalonji in Hindi and Urdu languages respectively and are a type of spice native to South Asia. They have been used for centuries as both an ingredient in curries and bread. When added whole they can be sprinkled on top before baking your favorite loaf recipe, giving it that extra zing!
Flavor Profile: Bitter, smoky
Used in: curries, bread
Health benefits: Nigella seeds are known for reducing inflammation and pain, improving skin quality by healing wounds or preventing scarring while also promoting hair growth, lowering cholesterol levels when consumed on an empty stomach, and providing relief from acid reflux symptoms!