Khus khus or as you may call Poppy Seeds are small white pearl like seeds derived from the opium plant. They may vary in colour either white/cream or blackish! Khus khus or poppy seeds are a great source of nutrients being high in calcium, magnesium,potassium and iron. It is a great source of dietry fibre as well! Apart from being a power house of nutrients they have various medicinal benefits as well, amd are used in a lot of home remedies.
In our hometown, we generally dry roast and then grind Khus Khus and after adding different flavourings stuff inside Siddu, a traditional Himachali dish. These are steamed whole wheat flour buns.
While cleaning my kitchen closets the other day, I realised that I had Khus Khus lying in huge quantities. So from the fear of it going bad( due to the hot temperatures) I thought of using it in…
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