Grains of Selim
Uda Pods / Negro Pepper/ Kili Pepper
Grains of Selim, the famous African pepper, are the wild seed pods of African shrubby tree, grows throughout tropical Africa.
Intensity: Spicy (4/10)
Flavor & Taste: Moderately piquant, musky, fragrance of smoked herbs with notes of bitter cocoa.
Uses: Traditionally used to replace common black pepper and in African spice blends. Also used to enhance fish dishes, vegetable soups, stews, sauces, grilled beef or chicken skewers.
Note: It has a slight bitter taste so should be used in moderation. Grains are often smoked then ground with pestle and mortar.