Perilla is known as Bhanjeera in Hindi, is a herb that belongs to the mint family, Lamiaceae.
Perilla seeds are aromatic and they have a delicious nutty flavour. They are used as a spice and makes delicious chutneys and salads.
the people of Garhwal and Kumaon have been using the leaves and seeds of the beefsteak plant for ages to spice up their dishes. The oil from the ground seeds can even be used for making pickles. Organically grown in the upper reaches of Uttarakhand, these bhang jeera seeds are a more nutritional substitute for cod liver oil.
As per NCBI (The National Center for Biotechnology Information- part of the United States National Library of Medicine, a branch of the National Institute of Health.)
They have anti-cancer, anti-diabetic, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and heart-protective properties.
The perilla plant is rich in dietary fibre contains nutrients such as alpha-linolenic acid, omega-3 fatty acids and omega-6 fatty acid.
We have sourced these seeds from our farmers who have been practising traditional methods of farming. They are nutritious and healthy and do not contain any chemicals or pesticides.
Best Way to Consume:
Bhangjeera is tiny, greyish aromatic seeds, that are used as a spice and are also roasted and ground to a paste, combined with garlic and green chillies to make delicious chutney. The seeds can also be mixed with rice and eaten raw.
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