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Definition of the noun Ajwain
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- The seed of the carom plant, having an aroma of thyme; used in some Asian cooking
Ajwain, ajowan,; Urdu: اجوائن or ajwan, also carom is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae. It originated in the eastern Mediterranean, possibly Egypt, and spread up to India from the Near East. Both the leaves and the fruit pods of the plant are used for human consumption. The plant is also called bishop's weed, but this is a common name it shares with some other different plants. The 'seed' is often confused with lovage seed.
- also known as Spices, caraway seed
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by Mathew Attokaran, PhD
Ajwain is an annual herbaceous plant, growing to a height of 90 cm, with a profusely branched stem. The leaves are primately divided with 24 X 14 cm size and with clasping leaf base. The inflorescence is a compound umbel, each containing ...
Natural ways to prevent or treat viral infections by Laurie Pippen
Ajwain is a frost tender annual that blooms from July to August. It is not particular regarding soil composition but does prefer full sun and consistent moisture. The seeds are harvested at the end of the flowering season and direct sown in the ...
Responses and Approaches to Mitigate Stress by Mohamed Mahgoub Azooz, Parvaiz Ahmad
trachyspermum ammi Ajwain is a common name for the traditional medicinal plant scientifically known as Trachyspermum ammi (Ashraf & Orooj, 2006), which belongs to the Apiaceae family. The plant originated in the Mediterranean ...
Herb & Spice Companion (2015)
The Complete Guide to Over 100 Herbs & Spices by Lindsay Herman
Ajwain is a cool-weather, annual plant that grows easily in temperate climates and in containers. Ideal conditions are between 60° and 75°F, but the plant will also thrive Size: Up to 3 feet tall Container: 6 to 10. As a member of the parsley ...
Vegan Richa's Indian Kitchen (2015)
Traditional and Creative Recipes for the Home Cook by Richa Hingle
Ajwain is a great spice to add to your pantry. It can be added to whole dried beans during slow cooking or pressure cooking to help reduce the gas. It also helps similarly when added to chickpea flour-based dishes. Parathas can be served as ...
Ayurvedic Medicine (2012)
The Principles of Traditional Practice by Sebastian Pole
Deliciously aromatic, ajwain is a wonderful remedy for sluggish digestion.
How to Identify, Select, and Use Virtually Every Seasoning at the Market by Aliza Green
General Ajwain is a popular spice in India, where both fruits Description: and leaves of this pungent plant (Trachyspermum ammi) in the parsley family are used The small, hard, oval, pale brown fruits (often mistakenly called seeds) are grayish ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi
in English: ajowan oil, bishop's weed in Burma: samok, samwat in China: xi ye cao guo qin in India: ajamoda, ajamodika, ajamola, ajamoola, ajjwain, ajmo, ajmodika, ajovan, ajowan, ajuan, ajvaana, ajvain, ajwain, brahmadarbha, carom, ...
by Carla Emery
ajwain is grown for its pungent, aromatic seeds. Ajwain isan annualthat grows1to 3ft.high. Grow like ...
by Helaine Selin
Table 1 Priority species by MINFAL Scientific name Local name Apium graveolens Ajmood Carum copticum Ajwain Cassia angustifolia Sana-maki Cassia senna Sana-Makki Curcuma zeodaria Aania Haldi Foeniculum vulgare Sonf ...
by T V Sairam
ajwain (Ind.) Trachispermum ammi. Also, ammi bishop's weed. The fruit, often inaccurately referred to as aseed, is used as an antispasmodic, ...
Dictionary of Food (2009)
International Food and Cooking Terms from A to Z by Charles Sinclair
Alsocalled lovage 2, ajwain, carom, bishop'sweed ajula Italy The North Italian name for striped sea bream ajwain See ajowan akadashi, akadashimiso Japan A miso similar to hatchomiso. Also called akamiso akagai JapanArk shell,a type of ...
by S. W. Fallon
Wat ath-pahrl ajwain, Dill seed steeped in water for twenty-four hours, believed to be a cure for fever. chhort ajvodn, n. f. Cleome vitcosa. Wat. khurdsdnl aju&in, n. f. Hyoscyamus niger. Wat. Black Henbane seeds. [land. jj 3li(lrl a jot', adj.
by Charles Gordon Sinclair
Used in Indian cooking often in conjuction with starch foods and pulses [also called lovage, ajwaln, carom, hishop's weedl 10 Alaska ajula (Iti Striped sea hream, northern Italy ajwain see ajowan akadashi-miso ./„• A miso similar to hatcho-miso ...
by David A. Bender
ajwain Alternative name for *lovage. akamu Nigerian; cereal products produced by boiling the starchy extract from fermented *maize, *millet, or *sorghum, used especially for ...
by Thomas Bartram
Indian: Ajwain. Malayan: Homama Azamoda.Iranian: Zhinyan. Parts used: root, rhizome. Constituents: coumarins, butyricacid, volatileoil. Action:antibiotic (mild), diaphoretic, expectorant, anticatarrhal, emmenagogue, carminative, diuretic (mild ) ...
The Panjábí Dictionary (1895)
by Henry Martyn Clark
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