Cumin is equally useful in seed or ground form and has many applications in cooking. It's seed is similar in appearance to fennel and caraway seeds. Cumin is said to help with cholesterol and in managing diabetes. It's also a rich source of iron.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Syria.
INGREDIENTS: Cumin 100%
ALLERGENS: No known allergens.
Packed on premises that handles nuts (including peanuts), sesame, products containing dairy, soya and products containing gluten.
STORAGE: Cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. For longer freshness keep pistachios in refrigerator.
HOW TO ENJOY
Ground cumin can be used for making lovely spiced dishes such as curries and are also good for spicing meat.
Here are some spice combinations of cumin:
- cumin, coriander, fresh ginger, chili (for vegetable curries)
- cumin, turmeric, fresh ginger (for vegetable curries and soups)
- cumin, coriander, turmeric (for baking).