It is also traditionally known as a digestive aid, relieves abdominal discomfort due to indigestion and antiseptic. Omam in Tamil, Ajwain in Hindi, Oregano in English is a staple herb/ spice available in most Indian homes. It is used extensively in the Indian cuisine.
What are the 7 Indian spices?
While there are numerous spices I use while cooking various dishes, the following 7 are essential to my Indian cooking:
- Dhaniya Powder | Coriander Powder.
- Garam Masala | Whole Spice Mix.
- Haldi | Turmeric Powder.
- Hari Elaichi | Green Cardamom.
- Lal Mirchi Powder | Red Chili Powder.
- Sabut Jeera | Cumin Seeds.
What are the benefits of ajwain?
Ajwain Seeds Benefits (Carom Seeds) Ajwain is effective to stomach pain. Having the problems of flatulence, indigestion and gas release, take 1 tsp of ajwain along with water for one week. Thymol, the essential oil extracted from Carom seeds are used as anti-bacterial and anti-fungal.