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Pahadi Rai(Mustard Seed)


FREE delivery June, 26

Sold By: Pahadi Naturals and Fulfilled by Mprovogue.

Pahadi Rai or Black Mustard Seed is unique in its own way and is an essential ingredient in various mountainous regions of India, especially in the Kumaon region..It has a unique crunchy taste. Fresh mustard seed adds a lovely punch to Green Vegetables as a sabzi tadka, Achar tadka and raita.  


Pahadi Rai - a Traditional Marketplace of the Kumaon Region, Uttarakhand


Pahadi Rai is a traditional marketplace in the Uttarakhand region. It is located in the Kumaon region, in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It covers a vast area of hills and mountains. The surrounding hills and mountains provide fresh, cool air and a calm, peaceful atmosphere. This traditional market offers an exciting mix of cultural events, shopping, and delicious food. It is an ideal place for tourists and locals alike.


Originally, Pahadi Rai was a gathering place for local farmers and livestock traders. The market dates back to the pre-Independence era. This traditional marketplace has developed over time and has attracted traders, tourists and curious onlookers from different parts of the nation and abroad. Pahadi Rai is renowned for its fresh and organic produce, its ubiquitous "Himalayan handicrafts", and its unique street-food cultures.


The unique Pahadi Rai culture is made up of the rich culture of the local Kumaon region along with the traditions of the people who have been trading in this market for generations. This culture is reflected in the variety of goods offered here, such as local handicrafts, locally grown fresh produce, spices, and traditional jewelry. The market also hosts a variety of cultural events such as local parades, singing competitions, and dances.

The traditional values of the marketplace are evident in the way it is strictly adhered to. Its vendors are extremely hospitable and often impart their knowledge of traditional customs and values to tourists. The marketplace remains open from sunrise to evening this creates an ideal atmosphere for interacting with the locals and soaking up the authentic Pahadi Rai culture.


Pahadi Rai offers several shopping opportunities for both visitors and locals. The variety of local goods and products, such as colorful handmade handicrafts, traditional jewelry and spices, is simply unmissable. Furthermore, the market offers a unique opportunity to buy fresh produce straight from the farmers. The prices here are exceptionally reasonable, making shopping at Pahadi Rai particularly inexpensive

Besides, Pahadi Rai offers delicious street food. The variety of street foods offered here is mind-boggling. From traditional sweet and savory items to fried snacks and cold drinks, the diverse range of street foods is simply amazing.


Pahadi Rai is an amazing marketplace in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is a vibrant marketplace steeped in traditional values. Here, visitors and locals can experience the traditional culture and simultaneously indulge in shopping and savoring delicious street food. The unique blend of local culture, fresh produce, and traditional goods makes this traditional market an absolute must-visit if you are ever in the area.


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