Cumin seeds

Spices close up
October 11, 2015

Cumin is the second most popular spice in the world (after black pepper), is used in the Middle East on kebabs, in India as an ingredient of curry powder, with cheese in the Netherlands, and in the Mexican chili.


Cumin seeds are brown, and similar to fennel and caraway seeds.


Cooking with cumin

Cumin is an ingredient of many tex-mex recipes like frijoles refritos and chili.

CurryIs also used in many spice mixtures like Moroccan harissa, curry thai paste and Indian curry powder.

Read all cumin recipes.

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