Cumin is a kind of daily spice plant.Both leaves and fruits have special aroma.After washing the tender leaves, add salt and MSG, sesame oil and other condiments and mix them with food.It can also be used as filling for dumplings or baozi(steamed stuffed bun). It has a unique flavor, rich oily and fragrant smell, mainly used for seasoning. It is also one of the main raw materials preparation curry powder.
Cumin seeds belong to the parsley and dill family and resemble caraway seeds, though they have a unique flavour that does not match any of these.
Usage In whole cumin is a preferred seasoning as it brings out the natural flavour of foods.
Whole cumin can be toasted or fried before use to enhance the flavour.
Cumin is widely used to flavour stews, soups and vegetables.
It is an indispensable ingredient in the famous Jeera Rice.
Dal is tempered with cumin seeds to give it a warm and comforting flavour.
Cumin is commonly used to temper many other legume and tandoori preparations, to enhance the flavour and aroma.
Cumin seeds are a part of the Bengali spice mixture Panch Phoron, made of nigella seeds, black mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, fennel seeds and cumin.
Cumin used in some Dutch cheeses like Leyden cheese, and in traditional breads from France.
Cumin added with caraway flavours Kummel, the famous German liquor.
How to store:
Cumin seeds should be kept in tightly-sealed glass containers in a cool, dark and dry place.
It aids in increasing lactation.
As it reduces nausea in pregnancy, it can be a good solution for morning sickness.
Cumin stimulates the appetite.
It can help boost the liver's ability to detoxify the body.
It may help relieve symptoms of cold due to its antiseptic properties.
Cumin can help increase body heat, thus improving metabolism.
It is used as a stimulant and an antispasmodic, and is also said to relieve nausea and diarrhoea.
Digestion: Cumin is extremely good for digestion and related problems.
The very aroma of cumin, which comes from an aromatic organic compound called Cuminaldehyde, the main component of its essential oil, activates our salivary glands in our mouth, which facilitates the primary digestion of food.
Next is thymol, a compound present in cumin, which stimulates the glands that secrete acids, bile and enzymes responsible for complete digestion of the food in the stomach and the intestines.
Cumin is also Carminative, which means that it relieves from you from gas troubles and thereby improves digestion and appetite.
Due to its essential oils, magnesium and sodium content, cumin promo
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