Kashmir is famous for its love to have baker’s bread locally known as “Kandar Choath”, which is taken along with pink salty tea in morning and evening.
You can find Kandur (bread baker) in every Kashmiri colony, who fire up wood tandoors and start making bread. There are different types of traditional bread among which desi Donut Czochworu / Chochwor, a soft and round shaped bread with about three inches diameter and six inches circumference is famous for its taste and health benefits. Sesame seeds are sprinkled on the upper portion of the bread and poppy seeds on the lower portion that makes it crispy. It is an evening and afternoon bread which can be consumed with a combination of jam or butter along .
Hot Czochworu is best in taste and people can consume bread as per their choice. In this blog we have compiled some unique health benefits of Cochworu for you, scroll down to know health roles of this Kashmiri doughnut:
1. Cochworu helps in Controlling stomach Acidity:
Acidity occurs when there is excess secretion of acids in the gastric glands of the stomach. Cochworu baked a day before is a good option when it comes to prevent the acidity .It contains natural antacids that act as a buffer against acid reflux. So, whenever you feel acidity, rely on our elder’s home remedy and take cochwor in empty stomach stomach , it will surely help you to minimize acidity.
- Cochworu can help in curing mouth ulcers:
Are you irritated with the smell and taste of mount ulcer ointments? Don’t worry as this golden color doughnut “Czochworu” consists good quantity of poppy seeds “Kashkash” on its lower portion which is said to have a calm effect on mouth ulcers.
- Cochworu can ease your heartburn:
Heartburn is usually caused when the secretion of acids is more than usual, which is normally triggered when we eat a heavy meal or spicy food. If you want to avoid heartburn after heavy or spicy food, it is advisable to have Cochworu which can help you in controlling acid reflux of your body.
- Cochworu can help in curing your intestinal infection:
If you are fed up of intestinal infections and the bitter taste of its medicines, then you should switch to Kashmiri remedy. Take a cochworu along with curd for about a week; it will surely help you in curing the same.
- Cochworu helps in balancing energy level
Poppy seeds present in cochwor are a powerhouse of good carbohydrates that your body needs to balance energy levels.
- Cochworu is a good source of calcium
Cochworu provides more than 10% of calcium in your diet, which is a good source when it comes to reducing teeth sensitivity and building the bone strength.
- Cochworu helps to maintain Blood pressure
Poppy seeds present in a desi Kashmiri cochvor have a high content of oleic acids which helps to lower your Blood Pressure. So, if you are juggling in maintaining the blood pressure of your body, add Chocworu to your diet chart.
- Cochworu can help you with healthy skin and Hair
Who knew your beauty could start with traditional Kashmiri bread “Cochworu”? But it is true: This Kashmiri bread is jam-packed with Vitamin B and proteins, both of which will subtract years from your skin and hair.
- Cochworu is a Rich source of Iron
Cochworu is rich in Iron which is needed to transfer oxygen around the body. Most young women do not consume enough iron which is a basic necessity of the body. You can compensate the iron deficiency of your body by having Cochworu in your meal.
10: It is a good source of foliate
Cochworu is rich in foliate quantity which is needed for the formation of healthy red blood cells.
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