Nigella Seeds

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NUTRITIONAL INFO

NUTRITION INFORMATION  

Serving size:                                           10 g

Average Quantity

Per Serving

Average Quantity

Per 100 g

Energy

Protein

159  kJ

2.09 g

1592 kJ

20.9 g

Fat, total

– saturated

Carbohydrates

– sugars

2.59 g

0.43 g

1.64 g

0.26 g

25.9 g

4.3 g

16.4 g

2.6 g

Sodium3 mg34 mg

SKU #:

80254

PRODUCT ORIGIN

Processed in Australia from Imported Ingredients
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Nigella Seeds

UNIT
100g

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$3.50 AUD

CONTINUE TO ONLINE STORE

Nigella seeds are one of the oldest recorded spices. Part of the Ranunculaceous family of flowering annual plants, Nigella sativa are found growing in many parts of the world. These small black tear-drop shaped seeds are often called black cumin or black onion seeds, but are not at all related to either of these. You may also find them in recipes such as Chamushka or Kalonji. The raw seeds have a slightly peppery, toasted onion flavour that is a little bit bitter. When dry roasted (as they are most often used) the flavour becomes sweeter. Nigella seeds are extremely versatile and used in many cuisines including Indian, African and Middle Eastern.


How to Use:

Nigella seeds are best when toasted in a dry pan for just 2-3 minutes. They can then be added to any number of recipes or spice mixes. They are used in (or on) flat breads all over the world (Persian taftan and Indian bhatura or naan) and are great in home-made crackers, bread, or savoury scones and muffins. Sprinkle over soups, tagine dishes of chicken or lamb, and hotpots.

Toss through cous cous or saffron rice. Nigella is perfect with eggplant and squash, or spuds and root vegetables. Often used in Indian potato curries cooked with ghee. Or try roasted beetroot with feta. Delicious in salad dressings with tomato and baby spinach or charred vegies and chickpeas.

Many spice-mixes feature nigella including Zaatar, Garam masala, and Panch phoron (literally Bengali “5 spice”) roasted and ground nigella, mustard seeds, cumin, fennel & fenugreek. Nigella goes beautifully with chillies or great in pickles and chutneys.

Ingredients:

Nigella Seeds (steam sterilized).

Preservative Free, Non GMO.

Allergens:

No known Allergens. May contain traces of allergens due to cross contamination.

Storage:

Store in an air tight container in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight.Refrigeration recommended in warm climates.

Shelf Life:

Up to 12 months when stored as above. See Best Before date.

NUTRITION INFORMATION  

Serving size:                                           10 g

Average Quantity

Per Serving

Average Quantity

Per 100 g

Energy

Protein

159  kJ

2.09 g

1592 kJ

20.9 g

Fat, total

– saturated

Carbohydrates

– sugars

2.59 g

0.43 g

1.64 g

0.26 g

25.9 g

4.3 g

16.4 g

2.6 g

Sodium3 mg34 mg