Caraway Seeds are an excellent spice to add flavour and depth to cakes, bread, roast potatoes, marinades etc. It is incredibly versatile and works well with many different flavours.
Caraway seeds are rich source of dietary fiber. 100 g seeds provide 38 g of fiber, 100% of daily recommended intake of fiber. Soluble as well as insoluble dietary fiber increase bulk of the food and help prevent constipation by speeding up its movement through the gut. In fact, gastro-intestinal transit time of food is greatly decreased.
Caraway seeds have a warm, sweet, and slightly peppery aroma when squeezed between index and thumb fingers. Its seeds are used extensively in European and Mediterranean cooking.
In order to keep fragrance and flavor intact, caraway seeds are generally roasted gently under light heat and ground just before using them in a recipe.
Caraway gives a pleasant aroma to breads, cakes, biscuits, and cheese.