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Charnushka (Kalonji)

Nigella - Kalonji from Savory Spice
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1/2 Cup Jar  
Net 2.20oz
$4.40
1/2 Cup Bag  
Net 2.20oz
$3.60
 

1/2 Cup Jar - $4.40
Bottle Size: 4.25" x 2"
Net 2.2 oz
(Per Ounce Cost: $2.00)
 

1/2 Cup Bag - $3.60
Bag Size: 7" x 4.25"
(Per Ounce Cost: $1.64)


Details

Seeds

Also known as nigella, black caraway, black onion seed or kalonji, the flavor of charnushka can be described as smoky, nutty and peppery. Charnushka is native to western Asia and Southern Europe where it is cultivated and grows in the wild.

Charnushka is believed to be an insect repellant.

In the Middle East it’s used for breads, in India for spiced vegetables and curries. Cooks from India usually dry-roast or fry the seeds to bring out their full flavor before sprinkling them on vegetarian dishes and salads. Try experimenting with charnushka; it combines well with allspice, coriander, savory and thyme.

Spice Map - West Asia and Southeast Europe
Charnushka is native to Western Asia and Southern Europe

Dietary Information

Salt-Free
Sugar-Free
Gluten-Free
Nut-Free
Vegetarian
Vegan
MSG-Free
Dairy-Free
Garlic-Free
Onion-Free
Sweetener-Free
Black Pepper-Free
Capsicum-Free
Corn-Free


Flavor of Charnushka (Kalonji)

This seed also known as nigella is smoky, nutty, and peppery and pairs well with allspice, coriander, savory, and thyme.

Uses of Charnushka (Kalonji)

Season breads, green and root vegetables, and curries. Flavor rice and legumes.

Charnushka (Kalonji) Recipe

For 5 T of mix: Blend 1 T charnushka seeds, fenugreek seeds, fennel seeds, cumin seeds, and mustards seeds

Charnushka (Kalonji) Reviews