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Ajowan or Bishops weed

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In Hindi : Masalaka paudha
Ajowan a native Indian plant is anaromatic spice. Its striped seeds are similar in appearance to cumin seeds.

Ajowan imparts a specific aroma and tasteto a wide variety of foods. It is popular in savoury snacks,breads and pastries. It has also excellent preservative medicinal properties. It eases asthma and indigestion. It also acts as a fungicide.

Traditionally, India has been one of the most important source of Bishop''s weed. The main producing states are Rajasthan and Gujarat.

 

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