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Panch phoron is amalgam of five spices with individual distinct flavor and taste.

Panch phoron is consisted of two words: Panch means five and Phoron means flavor. It is amalgam of five spices with individual distinct flavor and taste. Thus, it gives unique flavor and delicious taste to the recipes. Panch phoron is the blend of five important spices i.e. fenugreek seed, nigella seed (kalonji), cumin seed, black mustard seed and fennel seed in equal proportion. However, to have the more/less taste of a particular ingredient, the quantity of the said spice can be increased/decreased. It is commonly used to make different recipes in India and Bangladesh. In India, it is popular in the northern as well as Eastern parts of India but it is well admired in Bengal where they can’t imagine Bengali food without panchpuran.

Top benefits of Panch phoron:

  1. The presence of cumin in the five-recipe helps to secrete pancreatic juice thus good in smooth digestion. It also acts like as appetizer.
  2. Cumin seeds are good for healthy and glowing skin.
  3. Fenugreek seeds are beneficial for breast milk.
  4. Fenugreek seeds are useful for diabetic patients.
  5. Fenugreek seeds are also use to enhance fair complexion.
  6. Nigella seeds are useful for more or less all type of diseases and disorders. These are regarded as seeds of miracle cure.
  7. Fennel seeds are good in lowering blood pressure.
  8. These seeds are also good for cardiac problems and developing immunity of the body.