New Delhi, Apr 10 (PTI) In restricted activity, makhana prices rose by Rs 20 per kg at the wholesale kirana market today due to pick up in demand against pause in supplies from growing regions.

However, other spices ruled flat in thin trade.

Marketmen said apart from a uptick in demand, tight stocks position on fall in arrivals from producing regions mainly attributed the rise in makhana prices.

In the national capital, makhana traded higher by Rs 20 to Rs 600-750 per kg.

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 950-1,050, cardamom (colour robin) 870-900, cardamom bold 910-930, cardamom extra (bold) 1,000-1,010, 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 600-750, 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 7,500-10,500, 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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