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Also Known As : Caper berry, Kabra, Alcaparra, Capre, flinders rose,
Technical Name : Capparis spinosa


Taste Profile

It is bitter in taste

Usage Tips

  1. They are used with salads, sauces, pizza, eggs, poultry and meat.
  2. Add capers at the end of the cooking process for the best flavor.

Common names and forms

  1. Caper Buds & Flowers
  2. Caperberry


Caper is a green, dried bud of a flower. It is essential for some French and Italian dishes. They are mainly used as a seasoning or for garnishing.

Health benefits

  • Capers contain good amount of useful flavonoids (large class of plant pigments) that help prevent cancer.(1) 
  • It helps to reduce high blood sugar levels, high cholesterol levels and high levels of triglycerides.(1)
  • Vitamin K present in capers helps to increase the density of bones.(1)
  • Fiber present in it helps in weight management and helps in digestion.(1)
  • It contains iron which promotes the formation of hemoglobin in the body and cures anemia.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose dark green capers in smaller sizes.


Capers may cause low blood pressure.(2)

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