The whole seed of the annual, Cuminum cyminum L. The cumin seed shall have a yellowish-brown color, and have a strong, distinctive, aromatic odor and a warm taste.
• Use 1/4 tsp. in marinade for 1 lb. lamb or beef.
• Add to cheese dishes, eggs, barbecue sauce, salad dressing and sauerkraut.
• Use in Mexican dishes such as tamale pie, tacos and chili con carne.
• Add 1/2 tsp. to 4 cups water to cook dried beans or pot roast.
Serves: Makes 6 servings.
Prep time: 10 mins