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cumin (seed or ground)

Cumin is a spice that imparts an earthy, warming and aromatic character to food.
Cumin (Cuminum cyminum) is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae. Its individual seeds are contained within a fruit, which is dried, are used both whole and in ground form. It imparts an earthy, warming and aromatic character to food, making it a staple in certain stews and soups, as well as spiced gravies such as curry and chili.

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  1. medtran49

    Recipe Mexican rice

    This is not really a Mexican rice recipe, but that is what it was called back in the 1980s. I used to make this back when I was a single working mom. It was cheap, had protein, veges, and carbs. Best of all, it was only a little prep and fast! Recipe can be doubled. Leftovers are still...
  2. medtran49

    Recipe My Mojo Marinade

    Good for chicken, pork, shrimp, and sturdy fish. We like to grill the protein after it has marinated. 1/2 cup sour orange juice OR substitute 1/4 cup orange juice plus 1/8 cup lime juice plus 1/8 cup lemon juice 2 large garlic cloves, peeled and smashed 1/4 cup very thinly sliced onion...
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  4. Hungry Man

    Recipe & Video Istanbul Style Soggy (Wet) Burgers

    View: https://youtu.be/LmrC6aTL5d4 Ingredients: 200 g ground beef 1 clove of garlic 2 tbsp breadcrumbs 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp black pepper 1 tsp salt Burger buns cheddar slices (optional) Sauce: 2 tbsp olive oil 1 clove of garlic 1 cup tomato puree or grated tomato 3 tbsp ketchup 1 tsp black...
  5. Yorky

    Recipe Dry Moong Dahl

    Ingredients 200 gm Moong Beans 1 tsp Coriander seeds, ground 1 tsp Cumin seeds, ground ¼ tsp Ground turmeric ¼ tsp Chilli powder 2 tblsp Olive oil ½ tsp Salt 2 tblsp Ghee ½ tsp Cuming seeds, whole 2 Dried red chillis Method Wash the beans in several changes of water. Put the beans in a bowl...
  6. Morning Glory

    Recipe Potatoes, Mushrooms & Spinach with Cumin, Chilli & Gruyère

    This simple dish is perfect for lunch. Its a good way to use up left-over boiled potatoes too. Cumin seeds love potatoes and mushrooms, the spinach adds a fresh note and the Gruyère cheese brings a luxurious nutty sweetness. Spike it with as much chilli as you wish! Ingredients 150 g...
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    Carrots and cherry tomatoes soup garnished with cumin seeds and crumbled Taralli
  8. Elawin

    Recipe Roasted Cauliflower with Cumin (Zahra wa Kamoon)

    Roasted Cauliflower with Cumin (Zahra wa Kamoon) Serves: 4 as part of a mezze Ingredients: 1 large whole cauliflower, chopped into florets Vegetable oil, for roasting Small handful of parsley, chopped Handful of almonds, toasted Salt and pepper, to taste For the dressing: 1 garlic clove...
  9. Mountain Cat

    Recipe Mushroom Cumin Salad

    This is from Dahlia Abraham-Klein's book, Silk Road Vegetarian: Vegan, Vegetarian and Gluten-Free Recipes for the Mindful Cook. Page 89. All recipes are vegetarian and apparently gluten-free - a few do contain dairy (which can probably be sourced animal-rennet-free). This recipe was created...
  10. C

    Recipe Santa Fe Marinade

    Santa Fe Marinade (enough for 3 lbs. beef, lamb, pork or poultry) 1 1/2 cups beer 1/2 cup chopped cilantro 2 large garlic cloves 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1 TB. chili powder 1 1/2 tsp. ground cumin Process all ingredients in a food processor or blender until thoroughly combined. Marinade can be...
  11. C

    Recipe Cuban Adobo

    Cuban Adobo 6 to 8 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped 2 tsp salt or to taste 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper 1/4 tsp ground bay leaves 2/3 cup fresh sour orange juice or lime juice Place the garlic, salt, cumin, oregano, black pepper and bay leaves in a...
  12. C

    Recipe Lovers' Spiced Carrots

    Lovers' Spiced Carrots "The combination of cumin, black pepper and honey is thought to be an aphrodisiac in some African countries. 3 TB. pine nuts 1 1/2 tsp. cumin seeds 16 carrots (1 1/2 lb.), peeled and cut into 1/4" julienne 2 TB. sesame seeds 1/4 cup honey 4 TB freshly squeezed lemon...
  13. Morning Glory

    Recipe Pilau with Cumin & Lime Leaves

    A pilau is a very versatile dish - and this one is no exception. Cumin, poppy seeds and lime leaves add a breadth of flavour here - add chopped chillies, cooked vegetables, fish, chicken or meat as you wish towards the end of cooking. I added some left over chicken from Chicken Fillets with...
  14. Morning Glory

    Recipe Chicken Fillets with Cumin & Lime Leaves

    This ‘en papillote’ recipe is very easy to make. The marinade ensures the chicken is super tender and succulent. The surprising and delicious effect here is the combination of earthy cumin and perfumed lime leaves, A harmonious combination of low notes and high notes. Its worth noting that this...
  15. The Late Night Gourmet

    Recipe Mango Apricot Chutney

    I have posted chutney recipes before, but this is the first to have cumin. It's fun to discover what happens when a recipe challenge inspires you. I decided not to toast the cumin seeds, and to grind them roughly (rather than reducing them to a powder) because I wanted the sharper flavor to...
  16. TodayInTheKitchen

    Recipe Cumin Chicken Soup (low sodium)

    The focus of this recipe is low sodium. By using Swanson Low Sodium broth, I am able to create a bowl of chicken soup with less than 200mg of salt. Best of all, by using a generous amount of whole cumin seeds, this recipe explodes with flavor. The carrots and tomatoes give the soup a nice...
  17. detroitdad

    Recipe Ground Chicken Cumin Patties

    In full disclosure I didn't measure anything. If you need me to actually put measurements in the recipe. Please assume everything is approximate. Ingredients: Boneless Chicken Breasts Diced Mushrooms 1/4 cup Cumin 2 table spoons Paprika 1 table spoon Onion powder 1 teaspoon Garlic powder 1...
  18. Mountain Cat

    Recipe Eggplant / Aubergine Dahl

    Eggplant / Aubergine Dal - featuring Cumin... Prep Time: 40 minutes. Cook Time: 45 minutes. Rest Time: Serve hot. Serves: 3-4 as a main (can also be a side). Cuisine: Indian. Leftovers: Please save and serve up to five days later (refrigerate in the interim). Eggplant/Aubergine and Lentil...
  19. Morning Glory

    Recipe Pork, Cumin & Coriander Koftas

    These koftas use both ground and whole cumin seeds and the taste of cumin is very much in the foreground. The recipe also uses a lot of coriander (cilantro) so its a great way to use up that wilting bunch of coriander lingering in the fridge. The coriander brightens the earthy taste of the...
  20. The Late Night Gourmet

    Recipe Chicken Sushi

    Don’t be scared: remember, sushi can be cooked, too (I think it’s an unspoken rule of this forum that we shouldn’t post recipes that can potentially put someone in the hospital). This might just be the most fun I’ve had in a very long time making a recipe. And, believe it or not, it wasn’t that...
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