An epitome of abundance and richness, saffron is the most expensive spice. It comes from the dried stigmas of the Crocus Sativus Linnaeus or the Saffron rose. When the flower blooms, it forms only 3 vivid stigmas, we at Green Sense then handpick only the red threads of these flowers from Kashmir to bring you the most luxurious and fragrant saffron.
The spice is rich in antioxidants, which may have many health benefits.Early evidence suggests that saffron may boost mood, increase libido, and fight oxidative stress.Saffron is used extensively for curing many diseases such as whooping cold, cough, asthma etc.
In food or cooking saffron is used as either a flavouring agent or yellow food colouring. You can mix a pinch of it in either milk or water and pour it over your dum biryanis to add a tinge of royalty and opulence to your food. Kesar or saffron is added to many Indian sweets and desserts as well. You can also use hot water or milk to derive the health benefits.
Did you Know:
Japanese use saffron as medicine to cure Parkinson’s disease, memory loss and inflammation.