Kalonjee seeds also known by the name of black cumin , black onion seeds and black sesame seed or Kalonji like we call it in India. It is used all over the world as a spice for its intense flavour in many cuisines. It has a powerful aroma and tastes similar to an onion, oregano and black pepper. It has a high anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial properties & also aids in lowering cholesterol. They are packed with antioxidants that help cleanse the system.. The scientific name of this unique spice is Nigella Sativa and is commonly called as black caraway seeds in English. It is very commonly used in Saurashtrian pickles as it adds a unique flavour.