Saturday, March 21, 2015

Panch phoran

Whole five spice blend (panch phoran)Benifits

Panch phoran is blend of whole seeds containing cumin, fenugreek, fennel, mustard and black onion seeds (kalonji) kala jeera. This seasoning mix is excellent for flavouring when used in veg and non-veg dishes
Panch phoran and health
Apart from imparting a unique flavour and taste, the five types of spices used in panch phoran have significant health benefits too.
Cumin seeds have a beneficial effect on the digestive system.

cumin stimulate the secretion of pancreatic enzymes
Cumin has shown to enhance liver's detoxification enzymes.

Mustard is a good source of magnesium it lowers high blood pressure, reduces migraines
Mustard seeds are also a good source of omega-3 fatty acids as well as iron, calcium, zinc, manganese,magnesium, protein, niacin and dietary fiber.

The seeds of the fenugreek plant have a beneficial impact on the digestive tract, stomach, respiratory infections, blood sugar and diabetes.

Fennel acts as a digestive, appetite enhancer.
Fennel is very effective in reducing acidity.
Kalojni Seeds/ Black Onion Seeds
Kalonji seeds have many healing properties including migraine, chronic colds.

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