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Organic Cumin Ground - 10g

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Cumin is known to aid digestion & adds depth & a touch of smokiness to dishes.  Cumin pairs well with Coriander, onions, garlic, ginger, turmeric, chilli peppers, potatoes and oregano.

Originating in Egypt Cumin has been part of Middle Eastern & Indian cuisines for 1000's of years.  In Europe whole seeds are used mainly to flavour Swiss and Dutch cheeses(like the Cumin Seed Gouda I make often) or German sauerkraut. While in France and Germany, ground cumin is used in bread, cakes, pasteries, and a liquor called kummel.  It is also a component of Garam Masala & Tandoori spice mixes.  

Ingredient: Cumin Seed Ground Organic (Cuminum cyminum)

Origin: India 

 

Other possible health benefits:

A study by researchers at Mysore University in India explored the potential anti-diabetic properties of cumin. In this study, published in 1998 in the journal "Nutrition Research," the research team fed diabetes-induced rats a diet of 1.25 percent ground cumin for eight weeks with positive results. The rats experienced a reduction in hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar -- a condition common in diabetics -- and glucosuria, in which the urine contains too much glucose. A review of scientific studies published in 2005 in the "International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition" confirmed that a number of spices, including cumin, may aid hypoglycemia.

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