3 Basic Spices & Herbs Grown In India

We all know how important is the spice cultivation in India, which makes the country top the list of spice producers in the world. India grows different authentic spices in different regions – according to the soils suitability. Here are the three basic spices and herbs grown in India. Let us see their characteristics below;

  1. Coriander – Coriander being a natural herb is used for cooking, garnishing and in a few medicines. The coriander plant has various health benefits due to which it is added to certain foods and Ayurvedic medicines. Many spices suppliers of India grow the coriander crop and later export its seeds to different countries. From all the states in India, coriander is majorly grown in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal.
  2. Ajwain – Ajwain fruits are mistakenly called as seeds due to its resemblance with cumin and other similar looking seeds. In India, Rajasthan is the highest Ajwain producing state with a market of around 55% as reported in the year 2006. It is used in India and Afghanistan in cooking and garnishing. Ajwain essential oil is also extracted from its fruit for medicinal purposes.
  3. Senna Leaves – The name Senna was derived from the Arabic word Sana which is a large genus of flowering plants. These are majorly known as ornamental plants and grow in a few climatic conditions it has adapted to. The leaves and flowers of the Senna plants are added to the dishes of some South East Asian cuisine.

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