Cumin is the dried, white fruit with the greyish brown color of a small slender annual herb. The surface of the fruit has 5 primary ridges, alternatively has 4 less distinct secondary ridges bearing numerous short hairs. The plant is 15 to 50 cm high. The aromatic seed like fruit is elongated, ovoid, 3 to 6 mm long, slightly bitter and has a warm flavor. The flowers are white or rose-colored in small umbels.
- Cumin can be used ground or as whole seeds. Cumin was also used heavily in ancient Roman cuisine. It helps to add an earthy and warming feeling to cooking, making it a staple in certain stews and soups, as well as curries and chili.
- Cumin is widely used in the traditional and herbal medicinal system for being a natural stimulant, carminative, and has antimicrobial properties.
- It is also used for flavoring dishes, biscuits, confectionery, and other spicy products. It is also used in different industries for its essential oil.
- Cumin is widely used in the traditional and herbal medicinal system for being a natural stimulant, carminative, and has antimicrobial properties. It is also used for flavoring dishes, biscuits, confectionery, and other spicy products. It is also used in different industries for its essential oil. Cumin is an aromatic spice with a distinctive bitter flavor and strong, warm aroma due to its abundant oil content. Cumin & seeds & quot; are the small dried fruit of an annual plant in the parsley family. Indian Cumin seeds are the best in the world. It grows well in hot climates. It is mainly used for seasoning dishes.
- Cumin seeds are used in various cuisines. It is also used in beverages, liquors, medicines, toiletries, and perfumery. Indian Cumin has a good demand in the export market in its natural form as well in its Powder Form. Cumin has a lot of medicinal properties.
- It is a good source of iron, required in the body to make hemoglobin in the blood. It is said to enhance metabolism, kidney, liver functioning and is also known to prevent cancer.