Bhangjeera (Perilla frutescens) are tiny, greyish aromatic seeds, that are used as a spice and are also roasted and grinded to a paste, combined with garlic and green chillies to make delicious chutney. The seeds can also be mixed with rice and eaten raw. Roasted seeds are used with the himalayan rock salt to form flavoured salt. Oil extracted from the seeds is used in cooking or as a medicine. This oil is known to be rich in Omega 3 & Omega 6, essential fatty acids. Bhanjeera seeds unlike Flax seeds are tastier and contain an extra Omega fatty acids.
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, this bhangjeera 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.) -- Bhangjeera (Perilla frutescens) seeds are a good source of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs). As compared to other plant oils, perilla seed oil consistently contains one of the highest proportion of omega-3 (ALA) fatty acids, at 54–64%. The omega-6 (linoleic acid) component is usually around 14% and omega-9 (Oleic acid) is also present in perilla oil. These polyunsaturated fatty acids are most beneficial to human health and in prevention of different diseases like cardiovascular disorders, cancer, inflammatory, rheumatoid arthritis etc.Its aromatic seeds are used as a spice and to prepare flavored chutney. Roasted
Roasted bhangjeera seeds blended with roasted proso millet offers nourishment to those suffering from jaundice and measles.
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