Ajwain seeds

Ajwain: Ajwain also known as ajowan or carom is a member of Apiaceae or Umbelliferae family. This plant is mainly cultivated in Iran and India. It looks like seed but technically it is a fruit, Both the leaves and fruits of the plant are consumed by human. This seed like fruits are oval in shaped and pale brown, greenish in color. Look wise they are similar to cumin and fennel. Ajwain smell almost like thyme because both ajwain and thyme contain thymol, an oil that produces a pleasant aroma and strong flavor. Small amount of it can enhance the flavor of your dish. Ajwain seeds are rich in fiber, minerals, vitamins and antioxidants. It instantly helps in relief from acidity and indigestion