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Add broth, beans, chilies, cumin, bay leaf, salt and cayenne pepper; bring to a boil.
Add green curry paste, garlic cloves (minced), and cumin; cook, stirring, 1 minute.
Combine lemon juice, 1/3 cup olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, cumin, paprika, herbes de Provence, turmeric, cinnamon and cayenne together in a bowl.
Transfer to a baking sheet and sprinkle with cumin seeds.
Meanwhile, toast cumin seeds in a dry small skillet over medium heat, swirling pan often, until fragrant, about 2 minutes.
Baharat is a Middle Eastern spice blend that typically includes cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, nutmeg, cumin, paprika and black pepper.
Pour in chicken broth, and season with cumin, chili powder, salt, pepper, and bay leaf.
Stir in 2 cloves minced garlic, 1½ teaspoons ground cumin, ½ teaspoon ground turmeric and ½ teaspoon garam masala.
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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
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