Black Caraway is an exceptionally old spice, with some speculating its origin dating back to the Stone Age. The plant is estimated to have been cultivated for at least 3,000 years, as it has been found in excavated sites from ancient Egypt, including Tutankhamun's tomb. It is commonly used in Bengali cuisine and to top bread, especially naan and rye or studded in Middle Eastern string cheese for a hint of its robust flavor. It also plays a key role in the five-seed Indian and Bangladeshi spice blend panch phoron.
Beyond its culinary uses, it has been long regarded for medicinal properties, such as its ability to soothe the digestive system. The rich amounts of phytochemicals and amino acids have been speculated to contribute to lower cholesterol, improved vision and cancer prevention.
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