Organic Cumin Seed

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Description

Organic Cumin Seed is a wonderfully fragrant spice.

Organic Cumin Seed is the most commonly used spice in the world after black pepper.  If you are already a cumin fan then this won’t come as a surprise to you, because cumin is seriously tasty and wonderfully versatile.  If you want a smoother texture to combine in sauces and dips try our organic ground cumin.

This popular spice is used across the globe and is well known for its use in Mexican, Indian and Middle-Eastern dishes.  Originally Cumin Seed was native to Egypt and it still holds cultural significance there.

Cumin is nutritious as well as delicious, it has high levels of a range of important nutrients including thiamin (B1), iron, calcium and manganese.  If you haven’t tried using cumin then making fragrant vegetable curry is a great place to start.

Origin: Egypt

Allergen Information: Packed on premises that handle gluten, tree nuts, sesame, soya, peanuts.

Nutritional Information

Organic Cumin Seed is a source of Iron (per 6g serving)

Typical Nutrient Values: Amount per 100g: % Reference intake (RI) per 100g Amount per serving
(6g)
% Reference intake (RI) per serving
Energy 1570kj/375kcal 18.75% 94kj/23kcal 1.15%
Fat 22.3g 31.85% 1.3g 1.85%
of which saturates 1.5g 7.50% 0.1g 0.50%
Carbohydrate 44.2g 17% 2.7g 1.03%
of which sugars 2.3g 2.55% 0.1g 0.11%
Fibre 10.5g 0.6g
Protein 17.8g 35.60% 1.16g 2.32%
Salt 168mg 7% 10.1g 0.42%
Typical Vitamin/ Mineral Values: Amount per 100g: % Reference intake (RI) per 100g Amount per serving
(6g)
% Reference intake (RI) per serving
Vitamin A 1270IU 95.63% 76.2IU 5.73%
Vitamin E 3.3mg 27.50% 0.2mg 1.66%
Niacin (B3) 4.6mg 28.75% 0.3mg 1.87%
Calcium 931mg 116.37% 55.9mg 6.98%
Magnesium 366mg 97.60% 22mg 5.86%
Iron 66.4mg 474.28% 4.0mg 28.57%
Phosphorus 499mg 71.28% 29.9mg 4.27%
Potassium 1788mg 89.40% 107mg 5.35%
Zinc 4.8mg 48% 0.3mg 3%
Copper 0.9mg 90% 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 3.3mg 165% 0.2mg 10%

Reference Intake (RI)

The Reference Intake (RI) refers to the recommended daily amount of a specific nutrient.

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Cooking Instructions

Add Cumin at the beginning of cooking with the oil and let it heat up gently to release its flavour and goodness.

Storage

For optimum freshness keep in a cool place away from moisture and direct sunlight.  Store in a tightly sealed bag or container.

Family Tip:

  1. Cumin goes really well in curry and chilli recipes.
  2. This super seed is also lovely in rice salads – it adds a varied texture and crunch.
  3. Cumin makes delicious salad dressing.  Try it with tahini, garlic and salt with water to blend!