The flavor components of Nira (Allium tuberosum Rottl.) have been studied by a combination of gas chromatography and mass-spectrometry. Twenty-nine compounds were identified in the oil obtained from extraction of the steam distillate of Nira. The identified compounds include 7 sulfides, 2 ketones, 18 alcohols and 2 esters. The main volatile components were dimethyl disulfide and dimethyl trisulfide.