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Kashmiri Kesar Saffron World’s Costliest Spice - Farm Photos

square Saffron / Kesar is World's Most Expensive Spice ↓

Saffron or Kesar is the world's most costly and expensive spice. It takes a lot of time, hard work and many painstaking efforts just to get few precious stigmas of Saffron. Saffron not only adds colour and taste to our foods but also gives pleasant aroma to a variety of delicacies. It has health promoting qualities one of which is that it brings a natural glow to the skin. Let's find out how farmers grow Saffron in their fields.

Image Credits © Mr. Ebrahim Noroozi from FARS News Agency.

Kashmiri Kesar Saffron
Kashmiri farmer plucking violet coloured Saffron / Kesar flowers from farm.

Collecting Saffron Kesar Flowers
Kashmiri farmer collecting violet Saffron / Kesar flowers in a plastic bucket.

Working In Field of Saffron
Kashmiri women and farmer busy in a field collecting Saffron flowers.

Plucking Saffron Kesar Flowers
Kashmiri Woman helping her husband by plucking Saffron / Kesar flowers one-by-one and then collecting them in a plastic bucket.

Woman Collecting Saffron Flowers
Kashmiri woman collecting cultivated Saffron / Kesar flowers from her field.

Saffron flowers in a bucket
A close-up photo of violet coloured Saffron flowers collected in a bucket.

Separating Saffron Stigmas
People carefully separating costly Saffron / Kesar Stigmas from violet flowers.

Saffron Kesar Stigmas Seperated
A close-up photo of Saffron Stigmas being separated from its violet flower.

Packing Saffron Kesar Stigmas
A young Kashmiri woman carefully counting Saffron Stigmas and then packing this most expensive spice in small plastic bags.

Yellow Spotted Wolf Snake
Young kasmiri woman picking up a bunch of precious dried Saffron / Kesar stigmas from a big glass bowl.

Yellow Spotted Wolf Snake
Close-up photo of Kashmiri woman showing us a bunch of precious dark-red coloured Saffron / Kesar stigmas.

Saffron flowers fed to donkey
After separating stigmas, leftover saffron petals are then fed to donkey.

square A Virtual Tour and Photo Gallery of Saffron Field ↑


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