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Melon Seeds

Also Known As : Kharbooje ke beej


Taste Profile

They have a sweet and nutty flavour.

Usage Tips

  1. Melon seeds are used as snacks.
  2. They can be used in baking, for dressing breads and cakes.
  3. They can also be added to sweets and confectionery items.

Common names and forms

  1. Magajtari seeds
  2. Magaztari Seeds
  3. Musk melon seeds
  4. Raw Muskmelon Seeds


Melon seeds are the edible dried seeds extracted from melons. They have an outer shell of grayish white colour and are oval in shape.

Health benefits

  • They are rich in antioxidants that keep cholesterol level low and reduce the risk of cancer.(1)
  • They contain omega-3 fatty acids that promote good cardiovascular health.(1)
  • They enhance bone strength and reduce the risk of developing diabetes.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose dry melon seeds. Avoid if they have moisture.


Excessive consumption of melon seeds can cause weight gain. It contains linoleic acids that may cause inflammation.(2)

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