Recent Examples of cumin from the Web
Lower heat to medium and stir in turmeric powder, chile powder, coriander, cumin, garam masala, black pepper and salt.
Stir in tomatoes, chili powder, cumin, oregano, sugar, vinegar and garlic.
Add chili powder, cumin, coriander, oregano, red pepper and cinnamon.
One half hour before cooking time has ended, stir in thyme and remaining chili powder and cumin.
Add cumin seeds and cook, stirring, until fragrant, 10 seconds.
First my daughter mixed up the spice mix: 1 tablespoon chili powder, 2 teaspoons ground cumin, 1 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon ancho chile powder.
When hot, add 3 minced garlic cloves, ½ teaspoon ground cumin, ½ teaspoon chili powder and red pepper flakes to taste.
Stir in tomato paste, chili powder, cumin, and oregano.
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Cumin is a small, slender annual herb of the carrot family, cultivated in the Mediterranean region, India, China, and Mexico. Its seeds, which are actually dried fruits, are used in many mixed spices, chutneys, and chili and curry powders. Cumin is especially popular in Asian, North African, and Latin American cuisines. Its oil is used in perfumes, for flavoring liquors, and for medicinal purposes.
Origin and Etymology of cumin
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
CUMIN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cumin for English Language Learners
: dried seeds that are used as a spice in cooking and that come from a plant related to the carrot
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