Organic Panch phoron or Pancha Phutana is a whole spice blend used especially in the cuisine of Eastern India. In Bengali language ‘panch’ means five and ‘phoron’ means tempering. So the five aromatic spices are fried in oil till they splutter or crackle.
Main ingredients: Fenugreek seed, nigella seed, cumin seed, black mustard seed and fennel seed.
Health benefits: When the flavourful five spices are mixed, the goodness of all the spices come together to give your food a healthy twist.
The presence of cumin may stimulate the secretion of pancreatic enzyes, important factors in proper digestion and nutrient assimilation.
Mustard is a good source of selenium and magnesium and is also a good source of Omega-3 fatty acids as well as iron, calcium, zinc, manganese, magnesium and much more.