What is Nigella Seeds?
Nigella seeds, also called Nigella sativa, or black seeds all come from the blue and white flowering black caraway plant, or Nigella sativa plant. The seeds are the size of a sesame seed and black. The flavor is peppery and strong with a taste similar to oregano, but highly pungent. The flavor is almost medicinal. These little seeds are used in cooking to flavor dishes and pack a small punch of flavor.