Saffron Kesar comes from the stigmas of Crocus sativus, the delicate purple flower of Crocus Sativus. Its stain is dried to extract the spice. It is grown once a year.
This red-colored spice is precious and is also known as "red gold." Its high price is the reason why its called "red gold."
It sells at an average rate of $5 per gram. Its highest quality is sold at $65, which is more expensive than gold.
Laccha is a saffron type with long and flat dark red threads and a yellowish red tail. The filaments of its red tail are called Zarda. Pure lacha saffron's made from the broken stain of the flower.
Mongra, with a yellowish hue, is dull red and contains broken parts of the blossom of Crocus Sativus.
Mongra Kesar is naturally occurring and is one of the best qualities of the spice.
Mongra is known for its shading, seasoning, sweet smell, and healing properties. The red threads of the Mongra are quite long.
100% pure Kesar is also famous for its healing properties. It is a coloring agent used in foods.
Kashmiri Saffron - Lacha Saffron
This type of spice is popular because:
- It has a unique, intense taste, smell, and coloring effect.
- Its availability globally is deficient. Thus, it is expensive.
- It is vegan and is grown naturally.
- The size of its fibers is thick compared to other types grown in other countries.
- No country can compare to the smell of this Kashmir Red Spice.
- Kashmir is known for worlds best kesar a lacha Kesar.
This spice is packed with health benefits. It is good for your:
- Heart because it counters hypertension and high cholesterol.
- Skin because of its anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, and anti-inflammatory qualities.
- Antioxidants present in it help battle oxidative stress and keeps cancer away.
Laccha? More like Sabse Accha!