Poppy Seeds

Poppy Seeds



These poppy seeds are tiny blue-grey coloured seeds derived from the dried pod of the poppy plant. Nutty and pleasant in taste, poppy seeds are nutritious oilseeds used as a condiment in cooking.

Served Best

Poppy seeds have a slightly nutty aroma and taste and are often dry roasted or soaked and ground prior to using. They can be sprinkled onto cakes, breads, biscuits and muffins for a delicious nutty flavour and texture. Soaked poppy seeds can also be combined with other spices and added to gravies and curries as a thickener.


The seeds are excellent source B-complex vitamins such as thiamin, pantothenic acid, pyridoxine, riboflavin, niacin, and folic acid. Many of these vitamins functions as co-factors in the substrate metabolism, especially fat and carbohydrates inside the human body. Poppy seeds contain good levels of minerals like iron, copper, calcium, potassium, manganese, zinc and magnesium.


Poppy Seeds.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 15 g
Average Per 100g:

Energy: 2273 kJ
Protein: 18 g
Carbohydrate: 13.7 g
Sugars: 13.7 g
Fat Total: 44.7 g
Fat Saturated: 4.9 g
Sodium: 21 mg



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