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ajowan (ä·jōˑ·wän),

n Latin name:
Trachyspermum ammi; parts used: seeds, oil; uses: in Ayurveda promotes pitta dosha and pacifies vata and kapaha doshas (pungent, bitter, light, dry, sharp), hypotensive, insecticide, molluscicide, antifungal, antibacterial, inhibits hepatitis C virus; seeds: carminative, stimulant, antispasmodic, flatulence, sore throats, bronchitis, decongestant, colds, coughs, influenza, rheumatism; oil: stomach ache, liver tonic, cholera, antiseptic, pain relief; precautions: pregnancy, membrane irritant. Also called
agnivardhana, ajwain, bishop's weed, omum, or
yavanika.
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Tip: For a stomach soothing, anti-nausea and anti-flatulence tea, brew a tea bag in a saucepan along with fennel seeds, ajwain and a small piece of root ginger.
Ajwaini Paneer tikka Ingredients 500g paneer cut in to 1" cubes Bamboo skewers, soaked in cold water Clarified butter for brushing Chaat masala Marinade ' tbsp garlic and ginger paste 1 heaped tsp Ajwain (carom seeds) lightly toasted and coarsely crushed 1 tbsp yoghurt 1 tsp ground Kashmiri chilli 1 tsp ground mango powder ' tsp salt Pinch of black volcanic salt 1 tbsp gram flour 1 tbsp double cream Generous sprinkle of garam masala Lime juice to taste Method * Mix all the ingredients together for the marinade, pour over paneer cubes and place in fridge to marinade for 2 hours.
New Delhi prohibited import of garlic and ginger, which were a hot item for almost two years followed by a ban on ajwain and cardamom.
The second section, the heart of the volume, devotes individual chapters to description of natural flavors and colorants, from ajwain (Bishop's Weed) to vanilla--99 ingredients in all, arranged alphabetically.
Trade across the LoC at the Poonch-Rawlakot Road at Chakan-da-Bagh and Srinagar-Muzaffabad Road at Salamabad was closed after Indian customs authorities prevented export of Ajwain, a spice from Pakistan.
After 3 months decoding by a statistician it was concluded that type A biscuits were ajwain biscuit, type B were ajwain + mushroom and type C were mushroom biscuits.
His rival, Lam Akoul Ajwain, garnered the other seven percent.
It's refreshingly gentle, so you can serve the wine to warm up a party, or have it with dal makhni, murgh malai tikka and, better still, tandoori prawns spiked with ajwain.
A host of less-familiar flavorings and spices are moving in from the fringe: harissa (the Tunisian paste of dried red chiles, garlic, cumin, mint, cinnamon, coriander, caraway, salt and olive oil), zhoug or zhug (a Yemen paste of cilantro, green chiles, garlic, cardamom, black pepper and olive oil), chaat masala (a hot-sour spice blend of black salt, green mango powder, cumin, coriander, chiles, asafetida and ajwain, and so much more.
Mukwa is a colorful mixture of candied spices, including fennel and ajwain.
In the ancient Ayurvedic texts of the Indian subcontinent, herbs and spices such as turmeric, ginger, ajwain (a kind of caraway), pepper, and basil are mentioned as cures for many ills.