New Delhi, Apr 4 (PTI) Jeera prices rose by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale kirana market in the national capital today on increased offtake against restricted supplies from producing regions.

Marketmen said pick up in demand from stockists and retailers against restricted supplies from producing belts, mainly attributed the rise in jeera prices.

Jeera common and best quality were up by Rs 100 each to 16,400-16,600 and Rs 18,600-19,100 per quinal, respectively.

Following are today’s quotations (in Rs): Ajwain (per kg) 95-155, black pepper (per kg) 370-540, betel-nut (kg) 260-330, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 620-650 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 690-990, cardamom small (kg)-chitridar 970-1,070, cardamom (colour robin) 890-920, cardamom bold 930-950, cardamom extra (bold) 1,020-1,030, cloves 530-600, chirounji (kg) Rs 690-790, cinnamon (kg) Rs 140-150, coriander (qntl) Rs 5,900-12,200, dry mango (qntl) Rs 6,000-22,000, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 12,000-17,000, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 11,000-11,200, mace-Red (kg) Rs 890-1,115, mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 960-980, methi (qntl) Rs 7,000-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 580-730, nutmeg (kg) Rs 430-440, poppy seed (Turkey) Rs 300-320, (U.P) Rs 460-470 kg, poppy seed (MP-RAJ) Rs 480-490 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 6,400-15,900, saffron Irani Rs 80-90 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 100-120 (per gram), saunf (qntl) Rs 9,500-16,500, turmeric (qntl) Rs 7,700-10,700,tamarind (qntl) Rs 4,800-5,100, tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 8,500-9,500, tea (kg) Rs 95-285, watermelon kernel (kg)Rs 130-140, jeera-new common (qntl) Rs 16,400-16,600 and jeera-new best (qntl) Rs 18,600-19,100.

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