Click on photo to zoom

Organic Cumin

  • Organic
  • Gluten-Free
  • Kosher
  • Non-GMO

Organic Cumin Seed

$5.61$5.91

Clear
SKU: N/A Category:

Ground Organic Cumin

$6.54$13.68

Clear
SKU: N/A Category:

All about Cumin

Taste

Organic cumin emits a warm fragrance, with earthy pepper tones and hints of sweetness. When toasted, cumin seeds are exceptionally aromatic and have an earthy, nutty flavor.

Country of Origin
Egypt, India, Sri Lanka, Turkey
Food Complements
Lamb, Beans, Chicken, Eggplant, Fish, Lentils, Potatoes, Soups, Pork
Flavor Complements
allspice, anise, bay, cardamom, chili, cilantro, cinnamon, clove, coriander, fennel, garlic, ginger, mace, mint, mustard, nutmeg, oregano, paprika, parsley, pepper, saffron, thyme, turmeric
Optimum Freshness

For most potent flavor, use within 6 months.

ground - up to 6 months

Storage
To maximize freshness, store in a dark airtight container in a cool dry place. Once the spice is ground, flavor deteriorates with exposure to light, heat, air, humidity and time.
Refills
Refills arrive in air-tight plastic bags. Simply snip a corner of your bag, refill your Smith & Truslow jar, apply the new label and recycle the bag.
Cuisines

African - Cumin is frequently found across Africa in stews and rice dishes.

Chinese - In Chinese cooking, cumin is used as a marinade ingredient for meat and poultry, and in stir-fry dishes.

Indian - Cumin is a staple in curry blends, so is found in many Indian sauces. Also in popular Jeera rice recipes.

Middle Eastern - Originating in the Middle East, cumin is one of the most prevalent of spices in Middle Eastern cooking. Cumin is widely used in vegetable and lentil dishes, falafel, stews and chicken dishes.

Mexican - Chili isn't chili without a serious dash of cumin. In the US, we normally associate the flavor with Mexican and Southwestern cooking.

Equivalents

1/2 tsp ground = 1 tsp whole seed

In these Spice Blends

Organic Chili Powder, Organic Coriander Cumin Rub, Organic Curry Powder, Organic Garam Masala, Organic Ginger Mustard Rub, Organic Harissa, Organic Moroccan Spice, Organic Paanch Phoran, Organic Southwest Spice

Substitutions

coriander

caraway seeds

chili powder

Health Benefits

A number of health benefits are attributed to cumin, but most frequent is its role in aiding with digestion issues and weight loss. It helps relieve bloating, indigestion, colic, gas and nausea. Cumin is rich in anti-inflammatory antioxidants, and is an antibacterial and antiseptic. In studies, it has been shown to lower cholesterol, and as well it has shown to improve memory.

To our customers: We have increased our already strict safety measures to ensure that you and our staff remain safe and healthy. Please be aware that USPS and UPS may require more time to be delivered due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19.