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Although the small Cumin Seeds looks rather unassuming, it packs a punch when it comes to flavour and aroma which is penetrating. It’s unique bitter but warm flavour has made it an integral spice in the cuisines of Mexico, India and the Middle East.
Cumin seeds are a very good source of iron and a good source of manganese. Other nutrients present are Protein, Carbohydrate, Dietary fiber, Vitamin A, B, C, E and K, Calcium, Phosphorus and Potassium hence accounted for it’s medicinal properties.
Cumin is used mainly where highly spiced foods are preferred. It is an ingredient of most curry powders and many savoury spice mixtures, and is used in stews, grills-especially lamb and chicken dishes. It gives bite to plain rice, and to beans and cakes. Small amounts can be usefully used in aubergine and kidney bean dishes. Cumin is essential in spicy Mexican foods such as chile con carne, enchiladas and kidney bean dishes. In Middle East, it is a familiar spice for fish dishes, grills, stews.
Today, cumin is experiencing improved recognition owing to new found appreciation of its culinary and therapeutic properties.
|Type||Cleaned/ Sortexed/ Extra bold|
|Purity||99%/ 98%/ 99.50% (Singapore/ Europe)|
|Shelf Life||12 Months min.|
|Flavour||Aromatic with penetrating flavour|
|Acid Insoluble Ash||1.75% max|
|Total Ash||9.5% max|
|Volatile Oil||Min 2.00 ml/ 100 gms|
|Packaging Details||25-50kg Jute/ P.P. Bags|
|Container Capacity||13 Mts per 20 feet container|
|Minimum Order||13 Mts|
Health Benefits of Cumin Seeds:
Cumin improves the appetite, benefits the digestive system in various digestive disorders like flatulence, indigestion, dyspepsia, diarrhea, nausea and morning sickness
Cumin increases mother's milk and reduces pregnancy associated nausea
It is a stimulant helping in secretion of pancreatic enzymes needed to absorb nutrients from food
It strengthens the liver's detoxification power
Shows antiseptic properties thereby toning down the symptoms of cold, sore throat and relieves boils
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