Everest Cumin (Jeera) Powder-500g
- It is used as a speedy sprinkle in very tiny amount on salads, soups, curries and condiments.
It is sourced from the well drained, loamy regions of Gujarat and Rajasthan. This type is much valued for its high percentage of essential oil content that gives it an intense flavour.
Cumin seeds has a penetrating musty, earthy flavour. It’s a cooling spice. In the middle ages, cumin was believed to keep lovers faithful and chicken from straying. More recently, cumin has become popular because of its use in Mexican cooking.
A native of Egypt and the Mediterranean, cumin is now mostly produced in India. Gujarat, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh are the prominent producers.
USAGE OF CUMIN
Roast it very briefly on low fire (for only a minute) on a tawa (girdle). Then grind it into powder. That helps to release its flavour more properly. Cumin is also considered a digestive. It has many other benefits for both skin and hair along with health.
Botanical Name: Cuminum cyminum L.
Family Name: Apiaceae
Commercial Part: Fruit