Cumin seed – know your spices

Cumin seeds are used as a spice for their distinctive flavour and aroma.
It is globally popular and an essential flavouring in many cuisines: Bangladeshi, Nepalese, Indian, Pakistani, North African, Middle Eastern, Sri Lankan, Cuban, northern Mexican cuisines, central Asian Uzbek cuisine, western Chinese cuisines of Sichuan & Xinjiang and Indonesia.
Cumin can be found in some Dutch cheeses, such as Leyden cheese, and in some traditional breads from France. . It is commonly used in traditional Brazilian cuisine as well. Cumin can be an ingredient in chili powder (often Texan or Mexican-style)
Cumin seeds contain iron and a quiet large quantity should be consumed for it to serve as a dietary supplements.
these seeds are mostly grown in Mediterranean climates as these needs a long hot summer of 3-4 months.

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