• sesame seeds
  • fennel seeds
  • ajwain seeds
  • cumin seeds
  • fenugreek seed
  • coriander seeds


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Cumin Seeds

General Description

Cumin (pronounced "comein") is the pale green seed of Cuminum cyminum, a small herb in the parsley family. The seed is uniformly eliptical and deeply furrowed.

Geographical Sources

Iran and India

Traditional Ethnic Uses

Cumin is frequently used in Mexican dishes such as chili con carne and hot tamales.

Taste and Aroma

Cumin has a distinctive, slightly bitter yet warm flavor.