Turmeric and jeera prices were up by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale kirana market in the national capital today mostly supported by increased buying by retailers and stockists amid low stocks.
Besdies, restricted supplies in the domestic market also supported the uptrend.
Turmeric prices traded higher by Rs 100 to conclude at Rs 9,100-11,900 per quintal.
Jeera common and jeera best quality also increased by Rs 100 each to Rs 20,000-20,100 and Rs 22,100-22,500 per quintal, respectively.
Traders said buying support from retailers and stockists against fall in supplies from producing belts, mainly pushed up turmeric and jeera prices.
Following are today's quotations (in Rs): Ajwain (per kg) 110-160, black pepper (per kg) 500-700, betel-nut (kg) 260-300, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 650-670 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 740-950, cardamom small (kg)- chitridar 1,000-1,100, cardamom (colour robin) 910-930, cardamom bold 970-990, cardamom extra (bold) 1,160-1,180, cloves 560-675, chirounji (kg) Rs 575-690, cinnamon (kg) Rs 150-155, coriander (qntl) Rs 5,600-11,800, dry mango (qntl) Rs 5,000-15,000, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 12,000-17,000, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 8,300-8,500, mace-Red (kg) Rs 650-820, mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 920-940, methi (qntl) Rs 6,500-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 370-420, nutmeg (kg) Rs 440-450, poppyseed (China) Rs 430-450 kg, poppyseed (U.P) Rs 440-450 kg, poppyseed (MP-RAJ) Rs 460- 480 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 5,500-11,500, saffron Irani Rs (per gram) 110-120, saffron Kashmiri Rs (per gram) 130-140, saunf (qntl) Rs 7,500-14,000, turmeric (qntl) Rs 9,100-11,900, tamarind (qntl) Rs 4,500-5,500, tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 7,500-8,000, tea (kg) Rs 90-280, watermelon kernel (kg) Rs 150-155, jeera common (qntl) Rs 20,000-20,100 and jeera best (qntl) Rs 22,100-22,500.