Upakar Cloves are made from the flower buds of the clove tree, an evergreen also known as Syzygium aromaticum. This versatile spice can be used to season pot roasts, add flavor to hot beverages and bring spicy warmth to cookies and cakes. You may know cloves as one of the main ingredients in gingerbread baked goods. In addition to their sweet, aromatic flavor, cloves are known for their potent medicinal properties.It consists important nutrients essential for the body.It has high antioxidant, keeps away cancer, kills Off unwanted bacteria, improves your liver, regulates blood’s sugar level, improves bone’s health and reduces stomach ulcers. Upakar Cloves are the most effective when put few servings of cloves per week into your meals. You can easily mix up ground cloves into varieties of dishes. It will bring a warm, distinctive flavor to desserts, Cuisines, and curries. Not only that but you can also simmer whole cloves in boiling water for 5–10 minutes to make a soothing cup of clove tea.
Jeera (Cumin) is a dried seed used as a spice for its distinctive flavor and aroma, used to flavor numerous commercial food product. It caters an earthy, warming and aromatic character to food making it a staple in certain stews and soups, as well as spiced gravies such as curry and chili. Each 100g jeera contain high amount of daily value for protein, fat and dietary fiber. It has no artificial colors and preservatives.It has consistency in quality across the year. Upakar Jeera are hygienically packed and undergo stringent and rigorous laboratory tests to meet fssai food safety norms.
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Nepal’s love affair with fennel/Sauf needs no introduction. The seed spice dominates in every step of our preparations. Sow we have brought the purest Sauf for every Nepalese households. The fried Saunf could be taken after meal which benefits the digetion process. This practice also helps to freshen the mouth and removes bad breath. From regulating blood pressure to water retention, Upakar Sauf/Fennel Seeds pack is a must-have item in your kitchen. Having said that, without much ado, let’s learn about fennel seeds benefits.It regulates blood pressure, reduces water retention, fennel tea helps for constipation and indigestion, reduces asthma problems, purifies blood, improves eyesight, reduces risk of cancer and reduces acne problems.
Coriander seeds are plump and brown in colour, have a hollow cavity which bears essential oils that lend to the flavour of the dishes when used in cooking. They are harvested when the plant turns brown and its leaves start to dry and fall. Immature seeds are light green in colour and taste quite bitter. Apart from being a popular spice in the kitchen, coriander seeds are also known for their medicinal properties. In Ayurveda, it is often recommended for stomach related ailments, as it is known to ease digestion. It is indeed a super seed and its regular use can bring about various health benefits. Coriander seeds used as flavoring agent in confectionery, stews, sausages, sweetbreads, and cakes. Coriander leaves, as well as seeds, are being used as an aromatic spice in Chinese, Indian, Pakistani, Middle-eastern and European cooking. Russian dark rye bread, “Borodinsky bread”uses coriander seeds.In Nepal, ground powder of coriander seeds is a common household spice powder that is used in pickling, chutneys, stews, curries, marinades as well as in sausages.
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Upakar Dry Chili
Spicy with deep red, powerful flavor aroma and taste. With no artificial flavors and preservatives added, Upakar Dry Chili is carefully handpicked, dried, and packed in a very hygienic condition to ensure superior quality. Upakar Dry Chili has a unique sharpness about its flavor while not being extra spicy. 100% original sortex clean stemless premium quality Upakar Dry Chili.
Upakar Black Pepper
Upakar brings you the purest and fresh Black Pepper direct from farmhouse to add up flavors and make your food even more delicious than ever. It has several health benefits such as reduces the risk of cancer, stimulates digestion, relieves cold and cough, helps to reduce weight, improves skin and addresses depression. The use of Upakar black pepper in dishes is limitless. Something as simple as fried rice can be spiked with this black pepper for additional flavor. Freshly crushed pepper can be added in almost anything — from salads, sunny side-ups, and soups, to pastas, and even buttermilk. You can use it to spice up sauces for steaks or curries, or use it to coat meats such as duck or chicken before grilling it. But experts believe in cooking pepper as less than possible; it’s the freshly ground ones that are most beneficial. Therefore, purchase our good pepper mill, and keep it on the table — you never know when you might need it.
Methi (Fenugreek) is used mainly as herb, spice (seed) and vegetable. Powdered and whole methi is used in the preparation of pickles, vegetable dishes, dal and spice mixes. Methi are often roasted to reduce bitterness and enhance flavor. Each 100g pack of methi contain 323 kcal of food energy, 58% carbohydrates, 23% protein, 9% water and 6% fat. The humble methi dana is similar ingredient which has long been included in Ayurvedic repertoire of herbal remedies.It has no artificial colors and preservatives. It has consistency in quality across the year. Methi are hygienically packed and undergo stringent and rigorous laboratory tests to meet food safety norms.
Teel also known as sesame seed is a tiny oil rich seed that grows in pods on the sesamum indicum plant. Unhulled seeds have the outer, edible husk intact, while hulled seeds come without the husk. The hull gives the seeds a golden-brown hue. Hulled seeds have an off-white color but turn brown when roasted. Most popularly used to make teel ko laddu and achaar. Upakar teel is organically proven and contains numerous benefits such as it has good source of fiber. It may lower cholesterol and triglycerides. It is nutritious source of plant protein and may lower blood pressure. It supports healthy bone and reduce inflammation. It is good source of vitamin B and controls blood sugar.
Upakar Timur also known Sichuan Pepper, is aromatic and flavorful, good for digestion that provides unique flavor and has citrus overtones and a tingling sensation. It is great for curing colds and coughs. Traditionally ground into a powder, it can also be used to make a flavorful soup. Timur is a unique Himalayan herb. It is one of the most popular spices in Nepalese cuisine. Pungent and spicy taste of Timur produces enzymes in the mouth that facilitates digestive process and controls gas in the stomach. It is an antiseptic, antispasmodic and stimulant used for treating toothache and a good source of vitamin A, phosphorous, thiamin, phytosterols, and carotene. Due to its antifungal and antibacterial properties, it can be used as food preservatives and in cupboards or book shelves to protect from moths and fungi attacks. It has ability to stimulate the immune system, reduce pain, boost the appetite, increase circulation, strengthen the bones and reduce inflammation.