post Coriander

Coriander

Botanical name : Coriendrum sativum

Family : Apiaceae

Hindi Name : Dhania

Peak season : Feb to May

Parts Used : Leaves & Seeds

Forms available : Whole seeds, White Flakes, Yellow Flakes, Powder, Dried leaves, crushed seeds

Packing available : 100gm, 500gm, 1kg & As per customers requirement.

Technical Specification :

Origin India
Type Machine sort & cleaned
Moisture 9% Max
Purity 99.9%, 99.5%, 99.0% & 98%
Flavor Aromatic
Split Seed 5% Max
Damaged Seed 2% Max
Admixture 0.1% Max
Extraneous foreign matter 0.5% by weight
Whole insects dead (by count) 4 Max
Salmonella Absent / 25gm
Mould 1% Max
Total Ash count 8% Max
Acid Insoluble ash 1.75% Max

Medicinal Use : Coriander is used as carminative and anti-flatulent. Essential oil of seeds is used in Rheumatism and Neuralgia.

Culinary Use : Coriander powder is widely used for garnishing and as a flavoring agent. It is also used in Curry, Pickles and Bakery Items.

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Cumin

Botanical name : Cuminum cyminum L

Family : Apiaceae

Hindi Name : Jeera

Peak season : Feb to May

Parts Used : Seeds

Forms available : Whole seeds, Powder

Packing available : 100gm, 500gm, 1kg & As per customers requirement.

Technical Specification :

Origin India
Type Extra Bold Machine sort & cleaned
Moisture 9% Max
Purity 99.85%, 99.0% & 98%
Flavor Penetrating Aromatic
Admixture 0.1% Max
Volatile oil 2.5%
Extraneous foreign matter 0.5% by weight
Whole insects dead (by count) 4 Max
Salmonella Absent / 25gm
Mould 1% Max
Total Ash count 9.5% Max
Acid Insoluble ash 1.75% Max

Medicinal Use : Coriander is used as carminative and anti-flatulent. Essential oil of seeds is used in Rheumatism and Neuralgia.

Culinary Use : Coriander powder is widely used for garnishing and as a flavoring agent. It is also used in Curry, Pickles and Bakery Items.

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Fenugreek

Botanical name : Trigonella Foneum – Graecum L

Family : Fabaceae

Hindi Name : Methi

Peak season : Feb to Mar

Parts Used : Seeds

Forms available : Whole seeds, crushed seeds, Powder, Dried leaves

Packing available : 100gm, 500gm, 1kg & As per customers requirement.

Technical Specification :

Origin India
Type Machine sort & cleaned
Moisture 6% Max
Purity 99.5%, 99.0% & 98%
Flavor Aromatic sweet
Admixture 0.1% Max
Salmonella Absent / 25gm
Mould 1% Max
Total Ash count 9.5% Max
Acid Insoluble ash 1.25% Max

Medicinal Use : It is a digestive agent. It is used as galactagogue (Milk Producing agent) by a lactating women. It is also used as a conditioner when mixed with Yogurt.

Culinary Use : Fenugreek seeds are mainly used in spices or curry powder and pastes. It is excellent for Fish and sea food dishes. It is also used in baked foods, Ice-creams, Chewing gums and soft-drinks.

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Mustard Seeds

Botanical name : Yellow mustard seeds : Brassica Alba
Brown Indian mustard : Brassica Juncea
Black mustard seeds : Brassica Nigra

Family : Brassicaceae

Hindi Name : Sarson

Peak season : Feb to Apr

Parts Used : Seeds

Forms available : Whole seeds, Powder, Split seeds

Packing available : 200gm, 500gm & As per customers requirement.

Technical Specification :

Origin India
Type Machine sort & cleaned
Moisture 5% Max
Purity 99.5%, 99.0%
Flavor Pungent
Oil Content 38 – 40%
FFA 1.5% Max
Salmonella Absent / 25gm
Total Ash count 5% Max
Acid Insoluble ash 1% Max

Medicinal Use : It is a digestive agent. It is also used as galactagogue (Milk Producing agent) by a lactating women. Fenugreek has one more property that it is used as a conditioner when mixed with Yogurt.

Culinary Use : Mustard seeds are the main ingredient in the pickling spices. Its nutty flavor adds taste to the preparations. Mustard oil is widely used to cook many edible dishes. Mustard Powder is used as an emulsifier in the preparation of mayonnaise and salad dressing.

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Sesame Seeds

Botanical name : Sesame Indicum

Family : Pedaliaceae

Hindi Name : Till

Peak season : Apr to June & Sep to Nov

Parts Used : Seeds

Forms available : Natural sesame seeds, Black sesame seeds, Rosted sesame seeds, Hulled sesame seeds

Packing available : 100gm, 300gm, 500gm, 1kg & As per customers requirement.

Technical Specification :

Origin India
Type Machine sort & Cleaned Black / White

Natural / Rosted / Hulled
Moisture 8% Max
Purity 99.98%, 99.9%, 99.95%, 99%, 98%
Trash 0.5%
Admixture 1%
Flavor Faintly nutty
Oil Content 45 – 60%
FFA 1 to 2 %
Salmonella Absent / 25gm
Total Ash count 5%
Acid Insoluble ash 1%

Medicinal Use : Sesame seeds are highly rich in iron, magnesium, calcium, copper and manganese. It also also contains Vitamin – B1 and Vitamin E. Its main chemical constituent is lignin and sesamin having anti-oxidant and anti-cancer properties.

Culinary Use : Sesame seeds are mainly used in topping in many dishes. It is mainly added to the breads including bagels and tops of the hamburger buns.

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Psyllium

Botanical name : Planago ovata

Family : Plumbaginaceae

Hindi Name : Isabgol

Peak season : Feb to May

Parts Used : Seeds

Forms available : Whole, Husk & Powder

Packing available : 100gm, 200gm & As per customers requirement.

Technical Specification :

Origin India
Type Husk and Powder
Moisture 10% Max
Purity 85%, 95%, 98%, 99%
Swell Volume Not less than 45ml/gm in 85 % qlty

Not less than 50ml/gm in 95 % qlty

Not less than 55ml/gm in 98 % qlty

Not less than 60ml/gm in 99 % qlty
Taste Blend Muciagenous
Heavy Extraneous Matter 0.5 % Max
Light Extraneous Matter 15% max in 85 % qlty

05% max in 95 % qlty

02% max in 98 % qlty

01% max in 99 % qlty
Insect Infestation Not more than 100 insect Fragments including mites & Psocides / 25 gm
Salmonella Absent / 25gm
Total Ash count 4%
Acid Insoluble ash 1%
Mesh Size limits As per customers requirement
Sieve Analysis As per customers requirement

Medicinal Use : Psyllium is mainly used as laxative. It helps in constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, Diverticular diseases. It can be regular supplement to maintain GI Transit.

Culinary Use : It is used in gluten free baking where ground psyllium seed husk bind the moisture and helps to make the bread less crumbly.

post Fennel

Fennel

Botanical name : Foniculum vulgare

Family : Umbeliiferae

Hindi Name : Saunf

Peak season : Feb to April

Parts Used : Seeds

Forms available : Whole green seeds, Powder

Packing available : 100gm, 200gm & As per customers requirement.

Technical Specification :

Origin India
Type Machine sort & cleaned
Moisture 6.30% Max
Purity 99.85%, 99.0% & 98%
Flavor Pleasant Aromatic
Taste Sweet Anise like taste
Admixture 0.1% Max
Extraneous foreign Matter 0.5% by weight
Whole insects dead (by count) 4 Max
Salmonella Absent / 25gm
Mould 1% Max
Total Ash count 11% Max
Acid Insoluble ash 1.25% Max

Medicinal Use : Fennel is used as a Carminative and Digestive agent. Fennel essential oil is used in soap and perfumes industries.

Culinary Use : Fennel is used as a culinary spice in meat dishes, fishes & seafood, Pickle and breads to give a special flavor. In India it is mainly used in chewing after meal to refresh oral cavity.

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Red Chili

Botanical name : Capsicum Annum

Family : Solaniaceae

Hindi Name : Lal Mirchi

Peak season : Oct to March

Parts Used : Seeds and Fruits

Forms available : Red chili stem less or with stem, Powder.

Packing available : 100gm, 200gm & As per customers requirement

Technical Specification :

Origin India
Varieties S4 SHU 35 – 45K ASTA 90-110 cu S12 SHU 55 – 70K, ASTA 130-150 cu S17 SHU 65 – 80K Teja,ASTA 70-90cu 273 Wrinkled , 341 long, Byadgi
Type Whole With Stem / Stem less Red chili powder, Crushed
Moisture 11% Max
Pods 8% Max
Loose Seeds 2% Max
foreign matter 2% Max
Salmonella Absent / 25gm
Mould 1% Max
Total Ash count 8% Max
Acid Insoluble ash 1.3% Max

Medicinal Use : Red chili is having appetizer property to stimulate the appetite.

Culinary Use : Red chili is the most widely used spice all over the world. It is used by its flavor, color, and taste. It is used alone or mixed with other spices to enhance the taste of the dishes. It is used in Pickle, Sauces and chutney. Semi crushed red chilies are used in topping on the Pizzas throughout the world.

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Turmeric

Botanical name : Curcuma longa

Family : Zingiberaceae

Hindi Name : Haldi

Peak season : Jan to march

Parts Used : Rhizomes (Dried Roots)

Forms available : Whole Turmeric and Powder

Packing available :

Technical Specification :

Origin India
Type Finger / Bulb / powder
Flavor Aromatic
Moisture 11% Max
Defective rhizomes 5% Max
Insects de-field / Infested ( % by wt.) 2.5% Max
Whole Insects dead 3 no. Max
foreign matter 0.5% Max
Salmonella Absent / 25gm
Mould 3% Max
Total Ash count 8% Max
Acid Insoluble ash 1.5% Max

Medicinal Use : Turmeric is having best anti-septic property. It is having a very good digestive and Anti- oxidant property. Curcummin, The main active chemical constituent of the turmeric, may help in Alzheimer’s disorder, Pancreatic cancer and Multiple Myeloma.

Culinary Use : Red chili is the most widely used spice all over the world. It is used by its flavor, color, and taste. It is used alone or mixed with other spices to enhance the taste of the dishes. It is used in Pickle, Sauces and chutney. Semi crushed red chilies are used in topping on the Pizzas throughout the world.

post Ajwain (Bishop Weed)

Ajwain (Bishop Weed)

Botanical name : Trachyspermum ammi

Family : Zingiberaceae

Hindi Name : Haldi

Peak season : Jan & Feb

Parts Used : Fruit

Forms available : Whole ajwain

Packing available :

Technical Specification :

Origin India
Type Machine Cleaned
Flavor Aromatic
Moisture 11% Max
Volatile oil 1.5% Min
foreign matter 0.5% Max
Salmonella Absent / 25gm
Total Ash count 9.5% Max
Acid Insoluble ash 1.75% Max

Medicinal Use : it is used as an Anti – Flatulent. It improves digestion during pregnancy & lactation. It provides relief in cough and asthma. It helps in rheumatic and arthritic pain. It gives Instant relief in earache.

Culinary Use : This allows the spice to develop a more subtle and complex aroma. A mixture of spices fried in oil or butter, which is used to flavor lentil dishes. In Afghanistan the fruit pods are sprinkled over bread and biscuits.