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Ground Cumin Seeds (Organically Sourced)

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Cumin, also known as Comino, is native to the Nile valley in Egypt. It is now cultivated in other hot regions of India, the Mediterranean, and Northern Africa. Currently, more than 50% of all cumin comes from India. Cumin is one of the most consumed spices (right after chiles and peppercorns) and is a key ingredient in many curries and chili powders.


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Cumin Q & A


What is cumin?

Cumin is a seed that is used often in cuisines across the Mediterranean, Middle East, Africa, India, and South and Central America.

What are the uses of cumin?

Cumin is a spice made from the seeds of the Cuminum cyminum plant.

What is a substitute for cumin?

Coriander is a comparable substitute for cumin because of its similar flavor profile.

Cooking With Cumin


Cumin is one of the most consumed spices right after chiles and peppercorns and is a key ingredient in many curry and chili powders. The strong, earthy, slightly spicy flavor of cumin is available either freshly ground or as whole seeds. Use whole seeds in sausages, pickles, sauerkraut, soups and breads. At most good French restaurants, mild cheeses are served with a little dish of cumin seeds and pepper. Roasting cumin seeds will bring out their full aromatic flavor. Cumin, also known as comino, is native to the Nile valley in Egypt. It is now cultivated in other hot regions of India, the Mediterranean and Northern Africa. Currently, more than 50% of all cumin comes from India.

Other Names


Cuminum cyminum

Cummin

Sweet Cumin

Comino