English: Saffron
Malayalam: കുങ്കുമം
Hindi: केसर
Tamil: குங்குமப்பூ

Saffron is rich in antioxidants, which may have many health benefits. It has long been believed that drinking saffron milk during pregnancy gives the baby colour. It also plays an important role in imparting flavour and quality to many foods.

Saffron has many health benefits besides the taste of food and the beauty of the skin. Saffron contains a lot of antioxidants. It is rich in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Folic Acid, Riboflavin and Niacin.

Iranian Saffron known as the “red gold”, saffron is a magical ingredient in Persian culture, from aromatic foods and colorful desserts, to the physical and spiritual medicine.