Dried Pomegranate Seeds
Anardana, the dried seeds of the sour Pomegranate fruit (Daru) along with pulp, grows wild in the hill slopes of the Himalayas. It has a natural sweet-sour taste & pleasant fruity flavor, and is used as souring agent or preservative in Indian and Persian cooking.
Mostly used in chutneys, curries, relishes, seasoning, lentils & sauces. Dry roast and grind them, sprinkle over salads or condiments.
Anardana are rich in vitamins C, K and 6, thought to be soothing to the stomach, improving mouth-feel and digestion.