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How to Eat and Cook With Nigella Seeds

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Sep 28, 2021 • 3 min read

Nigella seeds are tiny black seeds that are big on flavor and add piquancy to a range of dishes—from Indian curries to Middle Eastern flatbreads. Give them a toast in a dry skillet, and wait for them to pop to release their aromatic properties. Tasty nigella seeds can be sprinkled over vegetables and stir-fries, and give a satisfying crunch to your salads.