Kala Namak - Black Salt


Kala namak or Bir Noon is a type of rock salt.

It is actually pink when ground and has a delicious, pungent sulphorus aroma. It is found mostly in the Himalayan mountains. 

It is used through South East Asia. You will find it in Chaat masala, and chutneys.

Vegans like it , as it imparts an 'eggy' flavour. It will often be found ina tofu scramble.