Chironji Seeds (nuts) or Charoli Seeds are used as a cooking spice primarily in India. Buy Charoli Seeds Online from The Spice Market. We offer high quality spices, herbs, dryfruits and nuts. Charoli are tiny almond-flavoured dried seeds of a bush called Buchanania lanzan, which is cultivated across India, primarily in the northwest. After the hard shell is cracked, the stubby seed within is as soft as a pine nut. The charoli seed is lentil-sized, is slightly flattened and has an almond-like flavour. Though they can be eaten and used raw they are often toasted or roasted before use, as this intensifies the flavour. They are commonly used in sweets in India. However, they are also ground into powders for thickening savory sauces and flavoring batters, and stewed into rich, meaty kormas.
Charoli seeds are used in the Ayurveda and Unani systems of medicine. Charoli seeds are mostly crushed and mixed with milk to make a face-pack which when applied on a regular basics gives a rare glow to the skin.