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Ground Cumin (100g)

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Ground cumin is a fragrant spice, used in curries or hearty dishes. A primary ingredient in chilli powder and curry powder, this aromatic seed is a staple in American cooking and around the world.
Cumin has a slightly sweet, warming flavour with a nutty element, and these qualities mean it’s often seen as a savoury alternative to cinnamon. It works particularly well with chilli flakes, as they bolster the natural spicy flavour and add a rich, earthier tone.
STORAGE ADVICE To maximize the flavor and shelf life of ground cumin, it’s essential to store it properly. Store ground cumin in an airtight container, preferably a glass jar or airtight plastic container, to prevent exposure to air and moisture. Place the container in a cool, dark, and dry place, such as a pantry or cupboard, away from direct sunlight and heat. This will help preserve the aromatic oils and flavors of the ground cumin. Avoid storing it near the stove or other heat sources. Additionally, it’s advisable to keep ground cumin away from strong-smelling spices, as it can easily absorb odors. By following these storage recommendations, you can ensure that your ground cumin remains flavorful and potent for an extended period.
PACKAGING This pack contains 100g of Ground Cumin.

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COUNTRY OF ORIGIN UK

Here are some tasty recipes featuring cumin:

Avocado-Tomatillo Dip with Cumin Pita Chips

Ingredients

Ingredient Checklist

  • Chips:
  • 3 (6-inch) pitas, split in half horizontally
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • Dip:
  • ½ pound tomatillos (about 5 large)
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped seeded jalapeño pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ⅓ cup fat-free sour cream
  • 2 ripe peeled avocados, seeded and coarsely chopped

 

Directions

Instructions Checklist

  • Step 1

Preheat oven to 375°.

  • Step 2

To prepare chips, coat rough side of each pita half with cooking spray; sprinkle pita halves evenly with cumin seeds, oregano, and 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt. Cut each pita half into 8 wedges; arrange wedges in a single layer on baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 15 minutes or until golden brown.

  • Step 3

To prepare dip, discard husks and stems from tomatillos. Place tomatillos in a small saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil; cook 5 minutes or until tender. Cool to room temperature. Place tomatillos, onion, cilantro, jalapeño, and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a blender or food processor, and process until smooth. Add sour cream and avocado; process until smooth. Serve with chips.

Nutritional information typical value per 100g,

as sold
Energy 460 kCal
Fat 23.8 g
of which saturates 1.535 g
Carbohydrate 44.6 g
of which sugars 2.25 g
Fibre 10.5 g
Protein 18 g
Salt 168 mg

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