Cumin (Cuminum Cyminum) is a widely used spice in Indian, Mid Eastern, North African and Mexican cooking. It has a pungent warm flavor. Cumin is a seed from a low growing bush. Physically the seed resembles Caraway though the flavor is quite different. Cumin is an important spice in Couscous dishes from North Africa, it also blends well with certain cheeses and is an important ingredient in refried beans and other Mexican dishes.
Cumin is used in many ethnic cuisines, especially Estern Indian, Mexican and Southwest American dishes. Use it to make your own Indian Masala or Curry Blends. Combine with ground Dried Chile Peppers to season chili or enchiladas.
You can buy this gourmet spice in different bulk amounts. Please use the drop down menu to select the bulk size of gourmet spice that you would like. The price listed is in addition to the base price for the bulk gourmet spice. For example if it says 10 lbs bulk +$24, you should add an additional $24 to the bulk gourmet spice amount.
This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 24 April, 2008.