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Can you eat raw caraway seeds?

The delicate, feathery leaves of the caraway plant can be used as an herb, either raw, dried, or cooked, similar to parsley. The plant's root can be cooked and eaten as a vegetable similar to parsnips or carrots.

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Keeping this in view, how do you eat caraway seeds?

Ways to use caraway seeds include:

  1. Add caraway seeds to potato salad or coleslaw.
  2. Add a pinch to any tomato-based sauce or soup.
  3. Sprinkle over roasted potatoes or sweet potatoes.
  4. Mix into cheese dip.
  5. Sprinkle onto baked apples to enhance the flavor.
  6. Add to shortbread cookies or Irish soda bread cookies.

Similarly, what do you use caraway seed for? Caraway seeds are widely used in Central and Eastern Europe to flavour rye breads, biscuits, cakes, stews, meat dishes, cheeses, sauerkraut and pickles; they are also often combined with potatoes and apples.

Similarly, it is asked, do caraway seeds have any health benefits?

Caraway is used for digestive problems including heartburn, bloating, gas, loss of appetite, and mild spasms of the stomach and intestines. Caraway oil is also used to help people cough up phlegm, improve control of urination, kill bacteria in the body, and relieve constipation.

Can caraway seeds make you sick?

Caraway is LIKELY SAFE when taken by mouth in food amounts. Caraway is POSSIBLY SAFE for most people when taken by mouth in medicinal amounts for up to 8 weeks. Caraway oil can cause belching, heartburn, and nausea when used with peppermint oil.

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