Cumin Net Weight 100 Grams

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Cumin is the dried, white fruit with greyish brown colour of a small slender annual herb. The surface of the fruit has 5 primary ridges, alternatively has 4 less distinct secondary ridges bearing numerous short hairs. The plant is 15 to 50 cm high. The aromatic seed like fruit is elongated, ovoid, 3 to 6 mm long, slightly bitter and has a warm flavour. The flowers are white or rose coloured in small umbels.

Uses
Cumin seed have an aromatic odour and bitter taste. It is used as a condiment, and is an ingredient in curry powders, seasonings of breads, cakes and cheese. It is employed in native dishes of Central and South America. In medicine, it is used as a stimulant, carminative, stomachic and astringent. Cumin seed oil is used in perfumery and for flavouring liqueurs and cordials.

 

 

Botanical name

Family name

Commercial part

Cuminumcyminum L.

Apiaceae

Fruit

 

Indian Names

     Hindi         

 Jira, Jeera, Zira or Safaidjeera Or Zeera

    Bengali

 Safaidjira or Zeera

             Gujarati

 Jiru or Jeeru

            Kannada

 Jeeriege

            Kashmiri

 Zyur

           Malayalam

 Jeerakam

             Marathi

 Jeregire

              Oriya

 Jira, Jeera

             Sindhi

 Zero

            Sanskrit

 Jiraka, Jira

              Tamil

 Ziragum or Jeeragam

             Telugu

 Jajikai

 

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