A sweet substance usually in the form of white or brown crystals or white powder that comes from sugarcane plants and is used to make foods sweeter. Any of numerous soluble and usually sweet carbohydrates (as glucose or sucrose) that occur naturally especially in plants. Carbohydrates comprising sugars and starches are broken down in the body into glucose. Sugars are an important source of energy with glucose being the most important for the body.
Jwano is considered to be one of the best sources of nutrients that a body requires. There is a tradition of giving Jwanoko jhol to a pregnant woman during her post-pregnancy period, children or people suffering from cold and people who are physically weak due to sickness as the soup is considered to be good for health.
Jwano contains many important essential oils that are found to have anti-septic and anti-fungal uses and it is said that it heals the wound fast. There are many benefits of jwano one being the source of nutrients, heals the wound, helpful to produce milk in mother to feed the child and to give relief from body ache, cough and cold along with helping you stay warm in the winter.
400 gm | 500 gm | 20 kg
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.
50gm | 100gm | 200gm | 500gm | 1kg
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.
100 gm | 200 gm | 400 gm | 1 kg
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.
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Upakar White Teel
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.
100 gm | 200 gm | 500 gm | 1 kg | 25 kg
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.
50 gm | 20 kg