Spices and Pulses


Ajwan Seeds

Ajwain seeds are very popular in the Arabic countries and are found in berbere, a spice mixture of the Ethiopia which both displays Indian and Arabic heritage. Ajwain seeds are also used in medical plant of Ayurvedic medicine (India). Family Name: Apiaceae Botanical Name: Carum copticum L.
Hindi Ajvain
Spanish Ajowan
Dutch Ajowan
Russian Ajova
Portugues Ajowan
Arabic Ajwan
Italian Ajowan
German Adiowan
Chinese Yin du zan
French Ajowan
Japanese Ajowan

Chick Peas

There are two types of chick peas: kabuli (garbanzo) and desi. Chickpeas are a tremendous source of fiber, carbohydrates, protein, complex, vitamins and minerals. Chick Peas are used in salad bars, vegetables mixes, producing variety of snack soups, sweets, foods and condiments.
Family name: Fabaceae
Botanical Name: Cicer arietinum
Commercial part: Pulse
  Name In International Languages
Hindi Chana
Spanish Garbanzos
Dutch Kikkererwter
Portuguese Grão de bico
Italian Ceci
German Kichererbsen
French Pois Chiches

Cumin Seeds

Cumin Seed is a basic spice in India. Cumin seed has strong but very pleasing flavor. Cumin seeds are the seeds of Cuminum cyminum, belongs to the parsley family. It is (pale) green in color and elliptical in shape having deep furrows. Commercial part: Fruit Family Name: Apiaceae Botanical Name: Cuminum Cyminum
Name In International Languages
Hindi Jeera
Spanish Comino
Dutch Komijn
Russian Kmin
Portuguese Cominho
Swedish Spiskummin
Italian Comino
Arabic Kammun
Chinese Machin
German Romischer Kummel
French cumin

Fennel Seeds

Fennel seeds are the dried fruit of Foeniculum vulgare, belongs to the parsley family. Fennel Seeds are yellowish brown or green in color and oval in shape. Fennel Seeds have slightly sweet flavor.
Commercial part: Fruit
Family Name: Apiaceae
Botanical Name: Foeniculum vulgare Miller
Name In International Languages
Hindi Saunf
Spanish Hinojo
Dutch Venkel
Russian Fye nkhel
portugues Funcho
Swedish Fankal
Italian Finocchio
Arabic Shamar
Chinese Hai-Hsiang
german Fenchel
French Fenouil
Japanese Uikyo

Guar gum

Guar gum is taken out from the seed of Cyamopsis tetragonoloba, a leguminous plant originating from India and also cultivated in the United States. In the food industry, pharmaceutical industry and cosmetics industry, Guar Gum is used as an effective stabilizer, binder, thicker and dis-integrator. Since last decade Guar has emerged as an important industrial raw material.

Mustard Seeds and Powder (Yellow & Black)

Mustard Seed having two large Shrubs, Brown Mustard and Yellow Mustard, origin in Asia. These plants produce yellow flowers having small round seeds. Mustard seeds are also found in different areas of Europe and Asia. Mustard Seed has hot and spicy flavor increases fish, fowl, salad, meats and sauces dressings. Family Name: - Brassicaceae Commercial Part: Seeds Botanical name: rassica juncea (L.) Czern. & Coss.
    Name In International Languages
Hindi Rai
Spanish Mostaza
Dutch Mosterd
Russian Gorchitsa
Portugues Mostarda
Arabic Khardal
Italian Senap
German Senfssat
Chinese Chieh
Franch Moutarde
Japanese Shiro Krashi
Swedish Senap

Soya Beans

Soya beans are from the legume family and are native to East Asia. Though most soya beans are yellow, also there are rare varieties which are green, black or brown colored soya beans.