Charnushka, Nigella Sativa
Charnuska is used in traditional Lebanese,Indian, Serbian, and Armenian cuisines.
Also known as Black Cumin, Black Caraway seed, or Black Onion seed, this flavorful small black seed is often used in Jewish rye bread, flatbreads and savory pastries. It is also mixed with other seeds, such as mustard, cumin, fennel and fenugreek to make up a blend know as panch phoron which is used in Bengali cooking for beans and vegetables dishes. Known Kolonji in India, this seed is an ingredient in many curry and garam masala recipes.