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Organic Cumin Seeds - 100g

Original price HK$48.00 - Original price HK$48.00
Original price
HK$48.00 - HK$48.00
Current price HK$48.00

In collaboration with our resident Spice Expert EatDarlingEat
we bring you Organic Spices from India! 

Cumin seeds, scientifically known as Cuminum cyminum, are the dried seeds of a flowering plant in the Apiaceae family. They are native to the eastern Mediterranean region and are widely used in various cuisines around the world.

Cumin seeds have a warm, earthy, and slightly nutty flavor with a hint of citrus. They are a staple spice in Indian, Middle Eastern, Mexican, and North African cuisines. Cumin seeds are often used whole or ground to enhance the taste and aroma of dishes.

Whether used as a whole seed or ground into powder, cumin seeds are a versatile spice that adds depth and warmth to a wide range of dishes. Experiment with cumin seeds in your cooking to explore its distinctive flavor and aroma!

How to use cumin seeds?

Cumin seeds can be used in various ways to enhance the flavor of your dishes. Here are some common methods for using cumin seeds:

1. Dry Roasting: Dry-roasting cumin seeds in a pan over medium heat helps to intensify their aroma and flavor. Simply place the seeds in a dry skillet and stir them continuously for a few minutes until they become fragrant. Be careful not to burn them. Once roasted, you can use them whole or grind them into a powder.

2. Tempering: Cumin seeds are frequently used for tempering or tadka in Indian cuisine. Heat oil or ghee in a pan, add cumin seeds, and allow them to sizzle and release their flavor. This tempering can be added to dals (lentil dishes), curries, or vegetable stir-fries to infuse them with the distinct taste of cumin.

3. Ground Cumin: Ground cumin is a versatile spice that can be easily sprinkled or blended into dishes. Add it to spice rubs, marinades, or sauces for meats, vegetables, or tofu. It is a key ingredient in many spice blends and can be used in curries, chili, soups, and stews.

4. Seasoning Roasted Vegetables: Toss roasted vegetables with a sprinkle of cumin seeds for an added burst of flavor. The earthy and nutty taste of cumin complements roasted vegetables like carrots, potatoes, cauliflower, and butternut squash.

5. Homemade Spice Blends: Incorporate cumin seeds into homemade spice blends like garam masala, curry powder, or taco seasoning. Combine them with other spices for a custom blend that suits your taste preferences. Use these spice blends to season a variety of dishes.

6. Breads and Flatbreads: Add cumin seeds to bread dough or sprinkle them on top of breads, rolls, or flatbreads before baking. They lend a delightful flavor and aroma to the baked goods.

7. Pickling: Cumin seeds can be included in pickling recipes for a distinctive flavor. Add them to pickling brines for vegetables or fruits to infuse them with a savory and aromatic element.

Remember, cumin seeds have a strong flavor, so it's advisable to start with smaller amounts and adjust according to your taste preferences. Enjoy the versatility of cumin seeds as they add depth and warmth to your culinary creations! 

Ingredients: Organic Cumin Seeds from India 

Nutritional Information
Serving size: 100g
Serving per container: 1

Calories: 356kcal
Carbohydrates: 36.6g
Fibre: 12g
Total Fat: 15g
Protein: 18.7g
Calcium 1080mg
Phosphorus: 511mg
Iron: 11.7mg

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