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Black cumin in a spicy mixture

Modification for idali podi The preparation U3 (Idali podi) in the book A Short Course in Culinary Experiments had no variations or experiments.  There was a reason for this.  At the time of writing the book, I thought that any

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More uses for black cumin

Seasoning sambar with black cumin or Nigella sativa In a previous posting, I summarized the various medicinal benefits for black cumin (kalonji, karim jeerakam, കരിം ജീരകം) and the importance attached to this seed, in the herbal-medicine practices of the Middle

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Culinary experiments with your friend Nigella sativa

Black cumin or Nigella sativa If I said that I can give you a substance which is, diuretic, antihypertensive, antidiabetic, anticancer, immunomodulatory, analgesic, antimicrobial, anthelmintics, analgesics, anti-inflammatory, spasmolytic, bronchodilator, gastroprotective, hepatoprotective, renal protective and also has antioxidant properties, you will

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