Prices of jeera and coriander drifted lower by Rs 100 per quintal in the national capital today on reduced offtake by stockists following muted demand from retailers against sufficient stocks positions.
Traders said reduced offtake by stockists due to easing demand from retailers against ample stocks position on increased arrivals from producing regions mainly led to the decline in jeera and coriander prices.
Jeera common and jeera best quality declined by Rs 100 each to Rs 19,400-19,600 and Rs 21,200-21,700 per quintal.
Coriander also traded lower by a similar margin to Rs 5,900-11,900 per quintal.
Following are today's quotations (in Rs):
Ajwain (per kg) 120-170, black pepper (per kg) 560-740, betel-nut (kg) 290-310, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 830-850 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 880-1,100.
Cardamom small (kg): Chitridar 1,125-1,225, cardamom (colour robin) 930-950, cardamom bold 960-980, cardamom extra (bold) 1,080-1,100 and cloves 560-680.
Chirounji (new) (kg) Rs 475-625
Cinnamon (kg) Rs 160-170
Coriander (qntl) Rs 5,900-11,900
Dry mango (qntl) Rs 5,000-20,000
Dry ginger (qntl)Rs 11,000-16,500
Kalaunji (qntl) Rs 9,700-10,000
Mace-Red (kg) Rs 730-980
Mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 950-970
Methi (qntl) Rs 7,500-18,500
Makhana (kg) Rs 360-420
Nutmeg (kg) Rs 530-540
Poppyseed (kg Turkey) Rs 370-420
Poppyseed (kg U.P) Rs 380-390
Poppyseed (kg MP-RAJ) Rs 390-420
Red chillies (qntl) Rs 4,400-12,600
Saffron Irani Rs (per gram) 135-150
Saffron Kashmiri Rs (per gram) 165-180
Saunf (qntl) Rs 8,000-14,000
Turmeric (qntl) Rs 6,800-10,000
Tamarind (qntl) Rs 4,000-5,000
Tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 6,500-8,000 Tea (kg) Rs 120-300
Watermelon kernel (kg) Rs 150-160
Jeera common (qntl) Rs 19,400-19,600
Jeera best (qntl) Rs 21,200-21,700.