CUMIN (Jeera)

Cumin (Jeera) belongs to the parsley family. Cumin has been used in cooking since ancient times.It was originally grown in Iran and the Mediterranean region. To grow, cumin needs a daytime temperature of around 30 degrees Celsius and long hot summers of three to four months.

Today it is grown in abundance in India and it used in most Indian savoury dishes. It adds flavour to rice, vegetables, and a wide range of savoury dishes. It is a key constituent of garam masala/ hot ground spices.

It is bought either as seeds, or as a powder. It is readily available, and is widely used in India dishes. Cumin has a rather nutty aroma, and tastes bitter rather than hot. In cooking, cumin is usually toasted in a frying pan before use. The pan is hot and dry, without oil, and when toasted, cumin seeds release a strong aroma.  



 One of the best spices to prevent and relieve flatulence, Cumin (Jeera) seed  is beneficial to the heart and uterus. Cumin is an aromatic, astringent herb that benefits the digestive system. Cumin (Jeera) is a general tonic for the whole digestive system; it is used in the treatment of flatulence and bloating, reducing intestinal gas and relaxing the gut as a whole.

 Packaging: CUMIN Powder is available in variants of 25gms and 50gms at a store near you

Product Information Details


SL No. Test Item Ovservation
1 Protein (gm / 100gm) 21.6
2 Fat (gm / 100gm) 25.7
3 Carbohydrate (gm / 100gm) 37.27
4 Total Sugar N.D.
5 Calorific Value (on moisture free/dry basis) (Kcal / 100gm) 516.0