The Spice Lab Kala Namak Mineral Salt (Coarse) - Indian Himalayan Black Salt - 4026
- HIMALAYAN BLACK SALT: is also known as kala namak, sanchal, kala loon or black lava salt. Naturally derived from volcanic mines in Northern India and Pakistan and surrounding salt lakes, black salt has been a staple in South Asian diets for centuries. In its rock form, black salt is typically brown in color, but when ground up becomes a pinkish-grey color. Due to the iron-oxides in the salt, its coloring can deepen to a dark reddish-brown when added to foods.
- VEGAN-APPROVED: Himalayan black salt is the perfect flavor substitute for vegans who love the taste of eggs and is also a key source of iron and other minerals. Use Kala Namak for the ideal tofu scramble and a variety of other vegan dishes. This black salt is all natural, gluten-free, kosher and non-GMO.
- COMMON USES: Kala Namak black salt can be used in place of regular table salt, as a condiment or added to a variety of dishes like chaat masala, chutneys, various fruits, raitas and many other Indian snacks. Because of its unique sulfurous, hard-boiled egg aroma, black salt is the key ingredient in traditional South Asian recipes.
- HEALTH BENEFITS: Indian black salt has long been used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine because of its benefits. Lower in sodium and containing 94 trace minerals, black salt is a healthier alternative to regular table salt. A cooling spice, black salt has an alkalizing effect on the body, helping to alleviate digestive issues like heartburn.