Black Cumin Seeds
Also Known As: Kala Jeera, Bunium Persicum or Black Jeera Spice
Ingredients: Black Cumin
Taste and Aroma: Rich, earthy, sweet, nutty and distinctive.
Uses: Curry, meat, rice, pilaf, baking, bread, sauces, soups and stew.
Substitutes:Cumin Seeds, Nigella Sativa or Caraway Seeds.
Fun Fact: Black Cumin shares a similar name with regular cumin and nigella sativa (also known as black cumin) and a similar crescent like shape appearance with caraway seeds; but is its own more exotic, rare and rewarding spice.