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Nigella Black Caraway Seeds

Nigella Black Caraway Seeds

by Gourmet Imports
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ITEM DESCRIPTION TEMP PRICE PER LB* PRICE* QTY SKU
1 resealable bag - 4 oz room temp $10.00 $2.50
4706001
1 resealable bag - 14 oz room temp   $8.25
4706003
1 resealable bag - 1 lb room temp $10.50 $10.50
4706002

About Nigella Black Caraway Seeds

Black Nigella Seeds go by many names: Nigella Sativa, Black Cumin, Black Caraway Seeds, Kalonji, Black Onion, Roman Coriander, and Charnuska.

These names are all accurate, though some are misleading. The seeds are a spice in and of their own, and are not related to cumin, caraway, or onion, despite the names. They do have slightly bitter, earthy, toasted flavors that resemble cumin, onion, black pepper, oregano, and poppy seeds which may be where the names come from.

Black Nigella Seeds are best enjoyed lightly toasted to release their essential oils and enhance their subtle tastes. They can be used whole, as a garnish, or freshly ground to evenly distribute their flavor thought the dish. They impart a bitter earthy flavor, and a subtle crunch when used whole.

They are native to South and Southwest Asia, and popular in Indian and Middle Eastern dishes like red lentil soup, Bengali potato stir-fry, butternut squash soup, and naan bread. They are used in curries, kormas, rice pilafs, salads, breads, and cheese. Black Caraway Seeds are often paired with spices like cardamom, allspice, mustard, coriander, fennel, turmeric, pepper, or fenugreek. The spice mix Panch Phoran is made with a blend of Nigella Seeds along with fenugreek, mustard, cumin, and fennel.


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1. Diane on 1/17/2017, said: 5 out of 5 stars rating
Again your spices are of the highest quality . Perfect for our bread making at home .
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*Product Pricing and Weight Specifications

This product is priced by the lb. shipped, and you will be charged based on the actual weight of the item shipped, by the price per lb for the product. The total price your shopping cart shows is an estimated charge. You will not be charged until the product ships, based on the weight that is shipped. The chart below shows estimated weight ranges and actual prices per lb. for this item.

SKU ITEM DESCRIPTION ITEM WEIGHT RANGE PRICE PER LB
4706001 1 resealable bag - 4 oz 0.24 lbs. - 0.26 lbs. $10.00
4706003 1 resealable bag - 14 oz N/A - fixed weight/price $9.38
4706002 1 resealable bag - 1 lb 0.95 lbs. - 1.05 lbs. $10.50

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