Native from East Mediterranean to East India,
Second most popular spice in the world. It has a distinctive aroma and a slightly bitter, but warm taste.
CUMIN PAIRS WITH
Barbecue, Beans, Beef, Cabbage, Cheese, Chicken, Couscous, Curry, Eggs, Garlic, Lamb, Olive oil, Peppers, Pickles, Potatoes, Rice, Tomatoes, Tortillas, Turkey
It plays a major role in Indian, Mexican, Cuban, Brazilian, Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese and North African cuisines & spice blends. It gives everyday recipes an exciting change of pace. Cumin added to tangy lime or lemon based marinades for chicken, turkey, lamb, Or, add to chili, spicy meat stews, black bean, lentil or chicken soups, barbecue marinades & sauces, tamales, enchiladas and frijoles. Cumin also makes a great seasoning for meatloaf,
shish kebab and Mexican-style rice.
CAN BE SUSTITUTED FOR CARAWAY SEEDS
(use half as much)
(HERBAL STATEMENT & USES NOT EVALUATED BY FDA)
In traditional herbal medicine, Cumin is used as a diuretic and to treat stomach upset and flatulence and aids digestive system function better.