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Cumin-Seeds and Powder

May 9, 2012 by Mimi in with 0 Comments

Cumin (Jeera) – Comes from the parsley family. The seeds are oval with ridges, greenish-beige in color, warm, nutty aroma and  a taste that is slightly bitter, but not hot. They can be ground to a powder. Cumin  and other spices are usually dry-fried before use . It is used to flavor rice, stuffed vegetables, many savory dishes and curries. Cumin and Coriander Powder mix is used in daily cooking in India, Indian Spice Box contains Dhana-Jeera Mix as one ingredient and brings out flavor of food. Jeera can be pan roasted and it really brings out special Aroma.  you will find ground roasted Jeera in almost every  home in India. Great to sprinkle on your plain Lassi. This roasted Jeera is great spice for Raitas and salad spice.

 

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