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Cumin Seed Powder

Cumin Seed Powder


Cumin seed powder is a versatile spice commonly used in cooking, particularly in various cuisines around the world, including Indian, Middle Eastern, Mexican, and North African cuisines. Here are some common uses of cumin seed powder:

Seasoning: Cumin powder is often used as a seasoning in dishes like soups, stews, sauces, and marinades to add depth and flavor.

Curries and Gravies: It's a key ingredient in many curry recipes, providing a warm, earthy flavor to the dish.

Rice and Grain Dishes: Cumin powder can be added to rice dishes, such as pilafs and biryanis, or to grain-based dishes like couscous and quinoa for extra flavor.

Meat Rubs and Marinades: Cumin powder is often used in rubs and marinades for meats, poultry, and seafood, adding a rich, smoky flavor.

Vegetable Dishes: It can be sprinkled over roasted or sautéed vegetables for added flavor.

Breads and Baked Goods: Cumin powder can be added to bread dough or sprinkled on top of bread before baking, adding a distinctive flavor.

Snacks and Appetizers: It's commonly used in snack foods like spiced nuts, popcorn, and savory crackers.

Chutneys and Sauces: Cumin powder is a common ingredient in chutneys, sauces, and dips, such as tzatziki or salsa.

Beverages: In some cultures, cumin powder is used to flavor beverages like tea or in spice-infused cocktails.

Digestive Aid: Cumin is also believed to aid digestion in some traditional medicine practices, and cumin tea is sometimes consumed for this purpose.

Overall, cumin seed powder adds a warm, earthy, and slightly nutty flavor to dishes, enhancing the overall taste profile and making it a popular spice in many cuisines worldwide.


Ingredients: Cuminum cyminum (cumin seed)

Spice Jar weight: 2.2 oz (62 g)

Comes in a clear glass jar, opening is for pouring and sifting

Spice Jar height: 4.1" diameter: 2.0" 

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