Cumin

The small, amber-colored seed of a plant in the parsley family. The aromatic seed has a pungent, spicy, and slightly bitter flavor.

Recipes

  1. Tuna Steaks with Cumin Tartar Sauce

    These one-inch thick tuna steaks are perfect for grilling. Mango chutney, toasted cumin seeds, lemon juice, and Dijon-style mustard combine to make an scrumptious serving sauce.

  2. Grilled Lamb Salad with Cumin Vinaigrette

    For a pretty blend of colors as well as flavors, Sang Yoon lays slices of cumin -spiced lamb on a bed of jicama, carrot and lettuce. "Lamb seasoned with cumin is very Indian, as well as Sichuan and Yunnan. But no one in Asia would serve lamb on a salad; that's just me being Californian," Yoon says.

  3. Tomato, Cucumber and Sweet Onion Salad with Cumin Salt

    Only slightly more involved than Andreas Viestad's supersimple tomato salad, this version is inspired by Middle Eastern cuisine. A sprinkling of toasted cumin seeds ground with salt gives the summery salad a warm depth of flavor. Any leftover cumin salt is terrific on grilled chicken or roasted ...

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Articles

  1. Magic Tomato Paste: Secret Ingredient

    Tue, 4 Jun 2013

    Check out this recipe for Grilled Eggplant with Garlic- Cumin Vinaigrette, Feta & Herbs . Sounds summery and wonderful. It is. But I’ve got a secret to make this classic dish really sing. First, let me tell you about

  2. Chicken Tikka Masala: Make the (Indian) Takeout

    Tue, 14 Aug 2012

    masala proves. One reason this dish tastes so good is that it’s packed with the wonderful flavors of Indian cooking — cumin , hot peppers, ginger, and even paprika. And of course, garam masala, which you can buy at the store of make yourself. Another

  3. Roasted Leg of Lamb with Pomegranate, Garlic & Herbs – Happy Easter Indeed

    Wed, 16 Apr 2014

    I’ve done more than a few lamb dishes dedicated to Easter, but inexplicably have never posted one for a whole leg of lamb. It’s such a classic Easter menu option, and when prepared using this method, makes for a very user-friendly hunk of meat.  The key here is removing the bone, and replacing it an extremely flavorful wet rub. You have two options here; the easy way, or the fun way. You can go to a butcher and buy a ready-to-roast, boned and butterflied leg of lamb. They’re not cheap, but they’ll happily butterfly, trim, and tie it to your specifications. Or, you could watch the next video I’ll post on Friday, and see how easy it is to remove yourself. Either way, once the bone is out, you’re free to season in any one of a thousand different ways. I highly recommend this particular combination, as the pomegranate molasses does magical things. If you can't find it near you, go online and get some, or follow this link and make your own using pomegranate juice. You’ll be so glad you did. If you plan on doing a leg of lamb for Easter, I hope you give this fabulous recipe a try, and also check out the next video, so you can butcher the leg yourself. You’ll save a few bucks, and that means more chocolate bunnies. Stay tuned, and as always, enjoy! Ingredients for 1 leg of lamb (about 8 portions) 1 leg of lamb (without the shank), boned, and butterflied For the wet rub: 1/4 cup pomegranate molasses 4 cloves coarsely minced garlic 1 tbsp fresh chopped rosemary 1 tsp Aleppo pepper, or other red pepper flakes to taste 2 tsp freshly ground black pepper 1 tbsp kosher salt 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp dried mint *Marinate lamb overnight, and roast at 350F. for about 1 3/4 hours, or until the internal temperature of 135-140F. is reached, for medium-rare to medium.

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Videos

  1. How to Make Enchilada Sauce

    Thu, 12 Jan 2012

    what you'll need is 1 teaspoon of ground cumin ; 1 package of ancho chiles, about 2 ounces ..... heat, and we're gonna add in our ground cumin to the pan, and we're just wanna have ..... and we'll set it aside. So, once our cumin has toasted for a couple of minutes on

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    are really delicious. So, what you'll need is 1 teaspoon of ground cumin ; 1 package of ancho chiles, about 2 ounces; 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil; 1 cup of white onions, chopped; 1 tablespoon of
    here to a low heat, and we're gonna add in our ground cumin to the pan, and we're just wanna have the lovely toasted flavorful fragrance that's gonna give off. So, literally, we'll just put it in there for a couple of minutes and we'll set it aside. So, once our cumin has toasted for a couple of minutes on a low heat, let's just transfer that into a bowl or cup, and we'll
    flavorful. So, the onions go in, the serrano chili goes in, the cumin that we toasted earlier, the garlic, and the oregano. Beautiful, so lots of lovely flavors in there. We want the onions to
  2. How to Make Frijoles

    Thu, 17 Nov 2011

    6 cups of water and 1/4 teaspoon of cumin seed. Alright, so for our frijoles ..... in the beans into the mix. Add in the cumin seed and that's just gonna give wonderful ..... that lovely saltiness of the bacon, that cumin flavor. Oh! Serve it up with a nice piece

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    of finely chopped garlic, 6 cups of water and 1/4 teaspoon of cumin seed. Alright, so for our frijoles, we soaked these dried pinto beans according to package instructions. If you wanna use black beans,
    we're gonna put in the beans into the mix. Add in the cumin seed and that's just gonna give wonderful flavor to the whole pot and then, of course, the water. Lovely. So we're gonna
    just looks gorgeous. You've got that lovely saltiness of the bacon, that cumin flavor. Oh! Serve it up with a nice piece of chicken or pork and that is gonna be one great dinner. So
  3. Chicken Chili with Black Beans and Corn

    Tue, 11 Sep 2012

    I'm gonna add some spices. I've got some McCormick Paprika, I've got some McCormick garlic powder and some McCormick cumin here. I've also got some oregano and just a pinch of red pepper, gives a little kick. The smell from the spices-- oh

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    some McCormick Paprika, I've got some McCormick garlic powder and some McCormick cumin here. I've also got some oregano and just a pinch of red pepper, gives a little kick. The smell from the spices--
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Food Blogs We Love

  1. Kale Salad with Brie Croutons, Roasted Butternut Squash, Cumin -Spiced Pecans and a Cranberry Vinaigrette

    Mon, 4 Nov 2013

    for sponsoring this post. This kale salad makes for the perfect Thanksgiving side dish with its mix-ins of roasted squash, cumin -spiced pecans, brie croutons, and cranberry vinaigrette. Kale salads are kind of my Thanksgiving jam. They might not be as ooey gooey

  2. Vegan Puffy Tacos with Cumin -Spiced Hummus #thenewsouthwest #cookbookspotlight

    Thu, 24 Oct 2013

    though I do think they’d be even more perfect with a fried egg on top. But what isn’t?). Vegan Puffy Tacos with Cumin -Spiced Hummus Yield: 6 tacos Serving Size: 2 tacos Tacos get southwestern-ified with a quick deep in the deep fryer followed

  3. Roast Chicken with Cumin and Cilantro Scallion Salsa Recipe

    Wed, 5 Jun 2013

    Roast Cumin Chicken with Cilantro Scallion Salsa has made an appearance on our dinner table for the last several years. The Cilantro Scallion Salsa brightens up this dish and comes together quickly.... Continue Reading

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How To

  1. How to Make Meat Loaf

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    twist on an American classic, this meat loaf recipe incorporates warm Indian spices, such as garam masala, coriander, and cumin , sitting under a spicy-sweet glaze. Easy Sauerbraten-Style Meat Loaf Here's a delicious, quick-to-assemble alternative