Poppy Seeds


Poppy Seeds

Specifications

Cultivation Type Organic
Shelf Life 2-4yrs
Packaging Type Jute Bags, Paper Box, Plastic Box, Plastic Packets
Packaging size 0-100gm, 10-5kg, 2-4kg
Scientific Name Papaver Somniferum
Calories 525
Total Fat 42g
Sodium 26 mg

Poppy seed is the dried seed of Papaver somniferum, an erect annual herb, 30-150 cm long with 0.5-1.5 cm thick stem. Stem is glabrous with thick waxy coating. Leaves are numerous, alternate, spreading horizontally, 15-25 cm long. Flowers are few, solitary, on a 10-15 cm long peduncle. Fruit is a capsule with waxy coating. Seeds are numerous, very small, white grey with an oily endosperm. Poppy is a self pollinated plant. The seed is the spice.

Uses : Poppy seed (Khas Khas) is used as food and as a source of fatty oil. It is widely used for culinary purposes. Because of its highly nutritive nature it is used in breads, cakes, cookies, pastries, curries, sweets and confectionery. Its seeds are demulcent and are used against constipation. The capsules are used as a sedative against irritant coughing and sleeplessness in the form of syrup or extract.


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