Cumin Seeds

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Dried Herbs > Seeds
Cumin seeds, from the Cuminum cyminum plant, are a popular spice with a warm and earthy flavour. They are used in various culinary applications and are a staple in many cuisines around the world. . . . read more

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Cumin seeds, derived from the Cuminum cyminum plant, are a popular spice with a warm and earthy flavor. They are used in various culinary applications and are a staple in many cuisines around the world. Here are some common uses of cumin seeds:

  1. Cooking: Cumin seeds are widely used in cooking to add depth and warmth to a variety of dishes. They are a key ingredient in spice blends and are often used in both whole and ground forms.

  2. Curries and Stews: Cumin seeds are a common component in curry preparations. They are often added to the oil at the beginning of cooking to release their flavor, providing a rich and aromatic base for the dish.

  3. Rice Dishes: Cumin seeds can be added to rice dishes, pilafs, and biryanis. They enhance the overall flavor and fragrance of the rice.

  4. Chili and Mexican Dishes: Cumin is a key spice in Mexican cuisine, especially in chili con carne and various Tex-Mex dishes. It adds a distinctive and smoky flavor to these dishes.

  5. Roasted Vegetables: Cumin seeds can be sprinkled on vegetables before roasting or grilling. They add a warm and savory note to the vegetables.

  6. Spice Blends: Cumin seeds are a fundamental component of many spice blends. For example, they are a crucial element in garam masala, curry powder, and taco seasoning.

  7. Breads and Flatbreads: Cumin seeds can be added to bread doughs or sprinkled on top of flatbreads before baking. This imparts a savory and aromatic quality to the baked goods.

  8. Soups and Broths: Cumin seeds can be added to soups and broths to enhance the overall flavor. They work well in lentil soups, vegetable broths, and meat-based stews.

  9. Pickling: Cumin seeds can be included in pickling solutions for vegetables. They contribute a warm and spicy flavor to the pickled items.

  10. Homemade Spice Oil: Cumin seeds can be used to make infused spice oil. The seeds are added to hot oil, releasing their flavor and aroma, and the resulting oil can be used as a seasoning for various dishes.

  11. Indian Chutneys and Pickles: Cumin seeds are commonly used in Indian chutneys and pickles. They add a distinct flavor and fragrance to these condiments.

  12. Yogurt-based Dips and Raitas: Cumin seeds are often included in yogurt-based dips and raitas. They provide a warm and earthy flavor to the creamy texture of the dip.

  13. Seasoning for Roasted Nuts: Cumin seeds can be used to season roasted nuts, creating a flavorful and spiced snack.

  14. Tea and Infusions: Cumin seeds can be used to make herbal teas and infusions. The seeds are steeped in hot water, creating a warm and aromatic beverage.

  15. Naturally rich in iron: One teaspoon of ground cumin contains 17.5% of the RDI for adults. High in antioxidants, an anti-inflammatory.

Cumin seeds are prized for their ability to add complexity and depth to a wide range of dishes. Whether used as a whole spice, ground into powder, or combined with other spices, cumin is a versatile ingredient that plays a crucial role in global cuisines.

Place of Origin

India - Trade

Botanical Name

Cuminum cyminum

Form

Whole Seeds

Ingredients

100% Cumin.
No preservatives, artificial colours, sweeteners or flavours.
Gluten free, dairy free and no added sugar.
Vegetarian/Vegan.

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