Maroon Asaliya seeds, also known as Maroon Chia seeds or Maroon Basil seeds, are the seeds of the Ocimum basilicum plant. These small, oval-shaped seeds have a maroon or reddish-brown color. Maroon Asaliya seeds are often used in culinary applications, particularly in beverages and desserts. When soaked in water, the seeds form a gel-like texture and are commonly added to drinks like falooda, lemonade, or smoothies for their unique texture and nutritional benefits. They are also used as a thickening agent in puddings and as a topping for yogurt or porridge. Maroon Asaliya seeds are known for their high content of omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, antioxidants, and various vitamins and minerals. They offer a healthy addition to recipes while adding a visually appealing touch with their maroon color.