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Roasted Cumin Seed Powder

Also Known As : Bhuna jeera powder


Taste Profile

It has a earthy, nutty, spicy taste with bitter undertones.

Usage Tips

  1. Roasted cumin seed powder can be stored in an airtight container in a cool, dry place.
  2. It can be used as a spice to flavour savoury dishes
  3. It can be used in salads, soups, stews, rice and vegetables preparations.
  4. It can be used alone or combined with curry powders or spice mixtures.

Common names and forms

  1. Ground Roasted Cumin seeds
  2. Roasted and crushed cumin
  3. Roasted Cumin Powder
  4. Roasted cumin powder


Roasted cumin seed powder is prepared by dry roasting cumin seeds on a medium flame (until they turn dark brown and release a strong aroma) in a pan or on tawa for 3-4 minutes and grounding them in an electric grinder to a fine brown powder. It is used as a spice for its distinctive flavor and aroma in vegetables and curries and can be sprinkled on Chaas(buttermilk), raita’s and lemonades.

Selection Guide

Look for fine roasted cumin seed powder with no moisture or clumps in the powder. Also check for 'best before' date on the packing before purchasing.

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