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<p style="font-variant: small-caps; text-align: center; margin-bottom:.2em; font-size: 105%;">'''[[:Category:Cumin Recipes|Browse All Cumin Recipes]]''':| [[:Category:Cumin Recipes by Preparation Time|Cumin Recipes by Preparation Time]] |[[:Category:Cumin Recipes by Cost|Cumin Recipes by Cost]] |[[:Category:Cumin Recipes by Dish Type|Cumin Recipes by Dish Type]] </p></div>
 
 
 
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== Name Variations ==
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* comino
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* cummin
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* cumin seed
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* djinten
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* jeera
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* geera
   
==About Cumin==
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== About Cumin ==
Wikipedia Article [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cumin About Cumin on Wikipedia]
 
 
 
Cumin (Cuminum cyminum) is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, native to the eastern Mediterranean region east to India.
 
Cumin (Cuminum cyminum) is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, native to the eastern Mediterranean region east to India.
   
It is a herbaceous annual plant, with a slender branched stem 20-30 cm tall. The leaves are 5-10 cm long, pinnate or bipinnate, with thread-like leaflets. The flowers are small, white or pink, and borne in umbels. The fruit is a laterally compressed fusiform or ovoid achene 4-5 mm long, containing a single seed. Cumin seeds are similar to fennel seeds, but are smaller and darker in colour.
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Cumin is an herbaceous annual plant in the carrot family, with a slender branched stem 20-30 cm tall. The leaves are 5-10 cm long, pinnate or bipinnate, with thread-like leaflets. The flowers are small, white or pink, and borne in umbels. The fruit is a laterally compressed fusiform or ovoid achene 4-5 mm long, containing a single seed. Cumin seeds are similar to fennel seeds, but are smaller and darker in color.
==[[:Category:Production of Cumin|Production of Cumin]]==
 
 
==[[:Category:Buying Cumin|Buying Cumin]]==
 
 
 
 
===[[:Category:Cumin Variations|Cumin Variations]]===
 
 
 
==[[:Category:Preparing Cumin|Preparing Cumin]]==
 
 
 
 
==[[:Category:Cooking Cumin|Cooking Cumin]]==
 
 
 
==[[:Category:Storing Cumin|Storing Cumin]]==
 
 
 
 
==[[:Category:Cumin Nutrition|Cumin Nutrition]]==
 
 
 
*[[:Category:Cumin Nutrient Charts|Cumin Nutrient Charts]]
 
 
 
 
===[[:Category:Cumin Nutritional Research|Cumin Nutritional Research]]===
 
 
 
 
==[[:Category:Cumin Recipes|Cumin Recipes]]==
 
 
 
'''Add a Cumin Recipe to Cookbookwiki:'''
 
 
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*[[:Category:Cumin Recipes|Cumin Recipes]]
 
*[[:Category:Cumin Recipes by Preparation Time|Cumin Recipes by Preparation Time]]
 
*[[:Category:Cumin Recipes by Cost|Cumin Recipes by Cost]]
 
*[[:Category:Cumin Recipes by Dish Type|Cumin Recipes by Dish Type]]
 
 
 
 
 
====Cumin Related Recipes====
 
 
* [[:Category:Cumin|Category Cumin]]
 
   
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The ground seeds of the cumin plant are used as flavoring in marinades and sauces.
   
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== Black cumin seeds ==
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* See [[Nigella]]
   
 
[[Category:Spices]]
 
[[Category:Spices]]
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[[Category:Seeds]]

Latest revision as of 15:44, December 1, 2010

Cumin

Cumin

Name Variations Edit

  • comino
  • cummin
  • cumin seed
  • djinten
  • jeera
  • geera

About Cumin Edit

Cumin (Cuminum cyminum) is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, native to the eastern Mediterranean region east to India.

Cumin is an herbaceous annual plant in the carrot family, with a slender branched stem 20-30 cm tall. The leaves are 5-10 cm long, pinnate or bipinnate, with thread-like leaflets. The flowers are small, white or pink, and borne in umbels. The fruit is a laterally compressed fusiform or ovoid achene 4-5 mm long, containing a single seed. Cumin seeds are similar to fennel seeds, but are smaller and darker in color.

The ground seeds of the cumin plant are used as flavoring in marinades and sauces.

Black cumin seeds Edit

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