What is cumin? About the ingredient cumin. Including 2,208 recipes with cumin, nutrition data, and where to find it.
Cumin is the dried seed of the herb Cuminum cyminum, a member of the parsley family. The cumin plant grows to 30–50 cm (0.98–1.6 ft) tall and is harvested by hand.
Cumin is the second most popular spice in the world after black pepper.
Although cumin seeds contain a relatively large percentage amount of iron, extremely large quantities of cumin would need to be consumed for it to serve as a significant dietary source.
Cumin is usually found in the spices section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.
Cumin is a member of the Spices and Herbs USDA nutritional food group.
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There are 2087 recipes that contain this ingredient.
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