Our pungent, earthy Cumin Seeds have a very distinctive aroma & taste due to its essential oil content, fresher still when you grind fresh from seed. It adds a beautiful earthiness when gently fried in oil & adds an interesting twist to roast potatoes.
Cumin can be used ground or as whole seeds & helps to add a warming, earthy feeling to food. It enhances the appetite, taste perception & digestion. In the Ayurvedic system it is associated with the treatment of fever, loss of appetite & more.
There are also many reported pharmacological effects as Cumin is thought to have some anti-diabetic, immunologic, anti-epileptic, anti-tumour & antimicrobial activities.