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Saffron

Other Names:

Kesram

 

General Description:

Saffron is a spice derived from the flower of the saffron crocus. It is characterized by a bitter taste and hay like fragrance. It contains a carotenoid dye, that gives food a rich orange or golden- yellow hue. This makes saffron a much- sought ingredients in many foods world-wide. In India Kashmir is the main producer of Saffron.It is used in biryani and desserts. Saffron milk beverage is also quite famous.

 

 

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      Nutritional Information:

      Element Percentage
      Proteins12
      Gums10
      Fiber5
      zeaxanthin 
      lycopene 
      α- and β-carotenes 
      α-crocin2
      glucoside picrocrocin 

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