Cumin Seeds (Cuminum cyminum) 1oz

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Cumin has an ancient history, evidenced by its mention in the writings of Hippocrates and its reference in the Bible as a tithing herb, along with mint and anise. Today, cumin seed and powdered cumin is a staple in African, Mediterranean, Indian and Asian cuisines. Like caraway, cumin seed can also be used in baking and to make a mild tea.

Cumin seed is harvested from a flowering plant in the caraway family that is native to India and the Mediterranean. Cumin has an ancient history, evidenced by its mention in the writings of Hippocrates and its reference in the Bible as a tithing herb, along with mint and anise. Today, cumin seed and powdered cumin is a staple in African, Mediterranean, Indian and Asian cuisines. Like caraway, cumin seed can also be used in baking and to make a mild tea.

Common Uses:

cosmetic Powdered cumin is used to make poultices.
culinary Add to homemade curry, taco and fajita seasoning mixes. Ground cumin is also good with egg and cheese dishes, beans (especially lentils) and cruciferous vegetables like cauliflower.

1oz dried Cumin Seeds