Koshur Kashmiri Mongra Saffron Strands

Koshur
KB0034
Food
Rs. 5,500.00 Rs. 400.00
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Organic Kashmiri Saffron

History of Organic Kashmiri Saffron


According to historical evidence, saffron was introduced in the country by Persian rulers around 500 BC. Once the Persian rulers conquered Kashmir, they planted the Persian Saffron crocus corms in the soil and that's how it grew until now. 
However, locals never agree to this legend and believe that it was the holy presence of two Sufi Saints, Khawja Masood wali (r.a) and Sheikh Sharif-ud-din wali (r.a), during the 11th and 12th centuries A.D, who fell sick and were cured by a local chieftain. 
The two Saints as a thanksgiving presented the chieftain with a saffron crocus bulb. To this day, during the saffron season, prayers are offered at the golden-domed shrine of the two saints, which is dedicated to them for their favor. Check out the history of Saffron.


Cultivation of Pure & Organic Kashmiri Saffron


Pure and authentic Kashmiri Saffron is collected from the blossoms of Crocus sativus (Iridaceae), commonly known as saffron crocus or saffron bulbs. It is propagated by bulbs called corms which are planted on a virgin piece of land. 
Each corn is planted from new bulbs, and this is how the plant multiplies. Through these bulbs, dark purple-colored flowers come in autumn which are saffron flowers. 
By the middle of October, saffron flowers begin to blossom, and this blooming lasts for about three weeks.
There occurs a period of intensified blooming called the “blanket days” which last from two to six days where a saffron flower becomes a dark purple colored beautiful flower which has stigmas and threads later on processed to use as the pure and authentic Kashmiri Saffron strands. 
Thousands of fully grown and bloomed saffron flowers are harvested very often in the morning hours and brought to the “stripping” area. 
After the flowers are brought to the stripping area, the stigmas or threads are very carefully removed manually and painstakingly and kept aside till it is done on each saffron flower. 
Collected stigmas and threads are further sun-dried to let go of the moisture in them for two to three days depending upon the temperature. Pure and organic Kashmiri Saffron is now ready to be sorted.


Variants of Pure and Organic Kashmiri Saffron


There are particularly four variants of pure and organic Kashmiri Saffron. The full strand found inside the saffron/kesar flower with a red top and yellow button is called lacha, being the first variant. One saffron/kesar flower contains three lacha strands that are handpicked by unprivileged farmers for days together. 
The next variant is the mongra saffron. This portion of the saffron flower is a deep crimson-red colored stigma that is enriched with the essential nutrients. Mongra is the purest and the most expensive form of Kashmiri Saffron. Mongra saffron is broken into small pieces for easy application.
It shares the same miraculous benefits as a full mongra strand, called the broken saffron being the third variant. Zarda Saffron is just the tail of red filament from the flower which is found at the bottom of saffron lacha, thus the fourth variant of saffron. 

Kashmir Box has the proud privilege to house the world’s best quality, organic, authentic Kashmiri saffron/kesar online. The expert team visits the lush fields of Kashmiri Saffron located at Pampore, the Saffron town for fresh, hygienically packs them at their warehouse and delivers them worldwide. Indulge in the best, natural, organic, authentic flavoring and coloring agent direct from the source itself.

Why is pure and organic Kashmiri Saffron expensive?

The price of pure and organic Kashmiri Saffron is quite high because of its rarity and being a natural coloring and flavoring agent. As the Kashmiri Saffron flower is a small flower with only three strands in it, it takes approximately 75000 flowers which need to be plucked by hand to collect one pound of pure and organic Kashmiri Saffron.
It takes extreme labor and hard-work to yield saffron flowers on Karewa soil of Kashmir which is amongst the few producers in the whole world. The spice is also called red-gold because of its unique properties and exclusive uses.There is no wonder why pure and organic Kashmiri Saffron is so expensive.

Benefits of pure and organic  Kashmiri Saffron/Kashmiri Kesar

  • Pure and organic Kashmiri Saffron improves mood and cures depression.
  • Pure and organic Kashmiri Saffron reduces the symptoms of PMS.
  • Pure and organic Kashmiri Saffron promotes learning and memory retention.
  • A topical application of pure and organic Kashmiri Saffron may help reduce acne, dark spots, and blemishes.

  How to Consume pure and organic Kashmiri Saffron/Kesar

  • Pure and organic Kashmiri Saffron/Kesar can be used in culinary preparations. Add a pinch to your favorite recipes to give them a deep color and a fresh aroma.
  • Desserts like custards, pastry, or sweet-breads can be enriched with a pinch of pure and organic Kashmiri Saffron.
  • Add pure and organic Kashmiri Saffron to milk and drink before bedtime for a sound sleep.
  • A topical application of pure and organic Kashmiri saffron in milk can help with blemishes and scars.

 

Koshur Saffron

Koshur Foods has the proud privilege to house the world’s best quality Kashmiri saffron / Kashmiri Kesar online in its purest form, 100% certified, original Kesar. The expert team visits the lush Pampore fields for a fresh stock, hygienically packs them at their warehouse and delivers it WORLDWIDE!

Saffron 

From Cultivation to Harvest

Saffron Corm

Saffron Corm

Saffron Flower

Saffron Flower

Lacha Saffron

Lacha Saffron

Mogra Saffron

Mogra Saffron

Zarda Saffron

Zarda Saffron

Waste

Waste


Customer Reviews

Based on 425 reviews
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Vinaya GM

good product

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Rahul Bhan
Kashmirait

If it is saffron, it has to be from Kashmir. Thank u kashmir box for bringing all these exclusive kashmiri products to our home by a click of a mouse. Nostalgic

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DEVDAS MEENA
Koshur kashmiri Mongra Saffron strands

Very good quality

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SUDIPTA SARKAR

Koshur Kashmiri Mongra Saffron Strands

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Syed Khalid
Good

Product from Kashmir, happy to find authentic product

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Anand Kondekar
Good product

I am satisfied our services

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Shreya Khajuria

Koshur Kashmiri Mongra Saffron Strands

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Ravindra Vaidya
Mongra saffron.

Mongra is the best portion of the saffron and I am happy with the quality. The colour and aroma are as per my expectations.

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Chitranshi Singh

Koshur Kashmiri Mongra Saffron Strands

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Ritu Takyar

Koshur Kashmiri Mongra Saffron Strands

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Customer Reviews

Based on 425 reviews
88%
(375)
11%
(47)
0%
(2)
0%
(1)
0%
(0)
V
Vinaya GM

good product

R
Rahul Bhan
Kashmirait

If it is saffron, it has to be from Kashmir. Thank u kashmir box for bringing all these exclusive kashmiri products to our home by a click of a mouse. Nostalgic

D
DEVDAS MEENA
Koshur kashmiri Mongra Saffron strands

Very good quality

S
SUDIPTA SARKAR

Koshur Kashmiri Mongra Saffron Strands

S
Syed Khalid
Good

Product from Kashmir, happy to find authentic product

A
Anand Kondekar
Good product

I am satisfied our services

S
Shreya Khajuria

Koshur Kashmiri Mongra Saffron Strands

R
Ravindra Vaidya
Mongra saffron.

Mongra is the best portion of the saffron and I am happy with the quality. The colour and aroma are as per my expectations.

C
Chitranshi Singh

Koshur Kashmiri Mongra Saffron Strands

R
Ritu Takyar

Koshur Kashmiri Mongra Saffron Strands

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