Poppy seeds (KhashKhas)

Poppy seeds are found in poppy heads. Poppy seed is the dried seed of Papaver somniferum, an erect annual herb, 30-150 cm long with 0.5-1.5 cm thick stem. Stem is glabrous with thick waxy coating. Leaves are numerous, alternate, spreading horizontally, 15-25 cm long. Flowers are few, solitary, on a 10-15 cm long peduncle. Fruit is a capsule with waxy coating. Seeds are numerous, very small, white grey with an oily endosperm. Poppy is a self pollinated plant. The seed is the spice. Poppy Seeds have a slightly nutty aroma and taste. It is a tonic spice for various ailments.

100g Poppy Seed

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
533 44.7g 23.69g 18.04g

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