Cumin is recently growing to be one of the most famous ingredients for flavouring highly spiced foods across French, Indian, American and other cuisines.
This is a highly versatile spice, and can bring any spice blend to new heights. Grind fresh for maximum flavour potential, we ensure you that it tastes better than pre-ground powder.
Our premium selected seeds means each one holds a bountiful range of flavours, and is not your ordinary boring spice.
Cumin is an essential spice for Indian curries and chutneys. The spice also works well in a variety of rice dishes, stews, soups, breads, pickles, barbecue sauces, and Chili con carne recipes.
Flavour: Pepper, Anise, Fennel, Mint
Cumin has a warm, earthy flavour and aroma with a bit of both sweetness and bitterness. The whole seeds are best toasted to reach optimum flavour.
Whole Cumin Seeds taste best when they are toasted first, bringing out the flavour of its essential oils. Toasted seeds can be added right to salads or on top of steamed rice. Frying cumin seeds in oil is the first step in many curry recipes, soon followed by diced onion and tomato.
Another popular recipe that calls for cumin is the famous Turkish doner kebab. Greek and American cooks may know this dish better as the gyro, where garlic, oregano, and cumin are the dominant flavours. For a Turkish flair, add cloves, allspice, and sumac along with cumin.
Cumin seeds are fantastic used in both meat and vegetable dishes, as well as in soups and sauces. Cumin Seeds can be used for garnishing breads such as paninis, naan, rye bread. You can also grind and use Cumin powder to flavour curries.