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Char Magaz

Also Known As : Mixed melon seeds, Dried Melon Seeds


Taste Profile

They have sweet and nutty taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Char magaz can be used for preparing sweets and snacks.
  2. They can also be added to traditional halwas and fruit fudges for increasing the flavors.
  3. They can be used in paste form in many preparations requiring a creamy white gravy.
  4. They can be used in different types of drinks such as Thandai and Thadal.

Common names and forms

  1. Charmagaz
  2. Magaz paste


Chaar magaz is a mix of four different seeds. It consists of musk melon seed, water melon seed, pumpkin seed and cucumber seed. It is used in Rajasthani cuisine.It is available as whole, powdered or paste form.

Health benefits

  • Char magaz can help in brain development and rejuvenation of brain cells.(1)
  • They contain essential amino acids like glutamic acid, arginine, lysine and tryptophan along with Omega fatty acids. These acids helps to improve heart health and reduce the risk of heart-related problems.(1)
  • Char magaz is a rich source of B-vitamins, which includes Vitamin B6, riboflavin, and niacin. They helps to maintain healthy immune system and nervous system.(1)
  • They also helps to improve metabolism.(1)

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