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Black Salt (Indian Kala Namak)
Black Salt (Indian Kala Namak)


 
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This salt (Indian Kala Namak) contains trace amounts of sulfur compounds that give it a unique umami-like flavor, similar to a boiled egg. Sprinkle on salads and fruits, and add to curries, chutneys and buttermilk.

No anti-caking agents added. Lumps may form, which is natural and normal.

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Price: $4.99


Product Code: BLKSALT

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Fine Ground 4.5 oz Glass Bottle ($4.99)
Fine Ground 16 oz (1 lb) Resealable Bag ($12.99)
Coarse Granulated 4.5 oz Glass Bottle ($4.99)
Coarse Granulated 4.5 oz Grinder Top Bottle ($5.99)
Coarse Granulated 16 oz (1 lb) Resealable Bag ($12.99)

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Black Salt (Indian Kala Namak)


Other names: Kala namak, Himalayan black salt, Sulemani namak, bit lobon, kala noon, pada loon

Appearance: It ranges from brownish pink to dark violet translucent crystals when whole and has a light pink hue when ground

Typically used: Freshly ground; you can grind fresh using your favorite pepper mill.

Origin: The raw material for producing kala namak was originally obtained from natural halite from mines in Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan in certain locations of the Himalayas salt ranges, or from salt harvested from the North Indian salt lakes of Sambhar Salt Lake or Didwana and the Mustang District of Nepal. The raw salts are fired in a furnace for 24 hours while sealed in a ceramic jar with charcoal along with small quantities of harad seeds, amla, bahera, babul bark, or natron. The fired salt is then cooled, stored, and aged prior to sale.

Flavor: Besides sodium chloride, this Kala Namak contains trace amounts of sulfur compounds that gives it a unique umami-like flavor, similar to a boiled egg.

Aroma: Sulfuric

Culinary uses: Sprinkle freshly ground black salt on salads, fruits, curries, chicken, means, chutneys and buttermilk for added flavor. "Eggcellent" for seasoning eggs, ramen noodles, beans, potatoes, tofu, as well as a variety of raw and vegan dishes.


Q & A

Q. Does salt need to be organic?

A. Salt is a mineral, not a product of agriculture, and as per USDA guidelines, salt can never be Certified Organic.


Average Customer Review: Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 47 Write a review.

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5 of 5 Amazing Flavor April 15, 2021
Reviewer: Michael W. from Houston, TX  
Not all salts are created equal - the Indian Kala Namak Black Salt adds a whole new dimension to food. It's a huge flavor enhancer that elevates food to a new level. I couldn't believe the flavor improvements.

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5 of 5 Quality Black Salt April 1, 2021
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Chico, CA United States  
Excellent quality- coarse black salt. I recently ran out of a jar that I purchased in 2017 and once ground, had the full flavor (unlike the packets of black salt powder I’ve purchased at the Indian store).

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5 of 5 Great product April 1, 2021
Reviewer: Michael Oros from Lee, IL United States  
Item shipped and arrived quickly. The salt was in perfect condition when it arrived I would buy again!

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5 of 5 March 30, 2021
Reviewer: Shannon McCall from , Seattle, WA  
I love this salt. Just a bit will do.

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5 of 5 September 1, 2020
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from portland, OR United States  


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