Black Cumin Seeds is appropriately known as the âseed of blessingâ is considered to be one of the greatest healing herbs of all times. Kalonji, which may also be called nigella, refers to small black seeds grown on Kalonji bushes, which are grown widely through India.
Kalonji is both flavourings, added to a variety of traditional foods, and herbal remedy that has been touted as the magic bullet for a variety of ailments. Kalonji seeds are about the same size as sesame seeds, though they have a more triangular instead of oval shape.
Different names around the world of Kalonji: Nigella Sativa, Black Cumin Seeds, Caraway, Schwarz Kummel, Kalonji, Habbatul Baraka, Kaluduru, Fennel Flower, Fitch, and Roman-coriander.