Interesting Recipes Using Kalonji


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Print #1 Paratha with mint and kalonji seeds

Mint and kalonji seeds make these parathas extremely tasty, nutritious and give a distinct flavor.
Course Breakfast
Keyword kalonji seeds, mint, paratha


  • 2 cups Wheat Flour
  • 1 cup Oats Flour
  • 1/2 cup Curd
  • 4 tbsp Kalonji Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Ghee
  • As per taste Salt

  • Put the wheat flour, oats flour, salt, mint leaves, nigella seeds, curd, and salt in a bowl
  • Knead the dough using water in small batches
  • Allow 30 minutes for the dough to rest
  • Roll the dough into small balls. Dust some flour and roll it into round or oval paratha.
  • Cook on tawa until both sides cooked well

Apply a little ghee and serve immediately. This paratha is delicious with any spicy gravy. When served together they are a marvel combo!

Print #2 Kalonji pulao

Course Main Course
Keyword kalonji seeds, pulao


  • 2 cups Basmati Rice
  • 1 tbsp Kalonji
  • 2 Cloves
  • 1/2 stick Cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2 tsp Butter/Ghee
  • As per choice Mixed Herbs
  • As per choice Almonds

  • In a mixing bowl, put the basmati rice (80-90% cooked)
  • In a pan, melt the butter
  • Combine all of the spices, including the kalonji seeds
  • Toss in the rice and cook it over a low hea
  • Allow the pan to sit on sim for another 5 minutes

Enjoy your rice, which is simple to make but packed with flavor!

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