Also Known As:
Cummin, Cumin Acre, Sweet Cumin or Anise Acre.
Taste and Aroma:
Slightly bitter, warm and powerful.
Ingredient in Curry Powders, chili, Mexican food, burritos, tacos, cheese and stews.
Substitutes: Dhana Jeera Powder
, Curry Powder
, Aleppo Pepper
, Caraway Powder
or Cumin Seeds
An ancient belief states that a bride and groom should carry cumin on their wedding day to guarantee a happy life.
-Good source of iron required to create hemoglobin in the blood
-May aid the digestive system by reducing symptoms of indigestion, nausea, gas and diarrhea
-May reduce symptoms of the common cold due to its antiseptic properties
-May be applied topically as a paste to relieve boils
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