Cumin is an aromatic spice with a distinctive bitter flavor and strong, warm aroma due to its abundant oil content. Cumin "seeds" are actually the small dried fruit of an annual plant in the parsley family. Indian Cumin seeds are the best in the world.It grows well in hot climates. It is mainly used for seasoning dishes.
Cumin seeds are used in various cuisines. It is also used in beverages, liquors, medicines, toiletries and perfumery. Indian Cumin has a good demand in export market in its Natural form as well in its Powder Form. Cumin has a lot of medicinal properties.
It is a good source of iron , required in the body to make heamoglobin in the blood. It is said to enhance metabolism , kidney, liver functioning and is also known to prevent cancer.
Known for its distinguished aroma and flavor, cumin or jeera is an essential kitchen spice for sure, especially of the Indian kitchens. The invaluable condiment is used in curries, seasonings and variety of food preparations. It promotes digestion, improves blood sugar control while reducing the food-borne illnesses. Hence, it’s a healthy spice that also flavors food to its best.