Herbs and Spices Perth Australia

Cumin Ground Canister 400g

Cumin is related to Coriander. The seeds are dried and then ground into a fine powder.
Code: CCUMG400
Quantity: Good Supply
Availability: Always Available
$ 9.95
GST exempt

Usage

A staple spice in certain stews and soups, as well as spiced gravies. Used in Indian dishes, vegetables casseroles ans soups.

Medicinal Powers?

May be used to treat diarrhoea and indigestion. Could promote weight loss.

Fun Facts

Before the Egyptians started to use cloves and cinnamon during the mummification process, they used cumin.

In the 19th Century young scholars would smoke Cumin seeds to give themselves a pale complexion. Tutors would assume they were studying late into the night when they were actually entertaining. Culpepers do not recommend this practice.

It was believed to prevent lovers from becoming fickle.