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All about Cumin
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.
For most potent flavor, use within 6 months.
ground - up to 6 months
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.
1/2 tsp ground = 1 tsp whole seed
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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.