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Cumin - Cooking Herbs and Spices


Cumin is sometimes confused with caraway, another umbelliferous spice. Cumin is hotter to the taste, lighter in color and larger.

How to store
 Keep cumin in an airtight container, in a dry, cool place, away from sunlight, up to 6 months.

Kitchen uses
Cumin is used as cooking herbs and spices that matches well with beans, chicken, couscous, eggplant, fish, seafood, lamb, lentil, peas, pork, potatoes, rice, sausages, soups, stews, eggs, green salad.

Medical uses
Cumin appears to provide a number of potential health benefits, from anti-glycation agent to antioxidant and anti-osteoporotic.

Studies have shown
Anti-glycation properties of cumin, proved useful in another study, in which diabetic rats were able to stave off cataracts after oral dosing with cumin powder.Other studys found that cumin extract reduce cholesterol levels, triglycerides, and pancreatic inflammatory markers in diabetic rats. It also prevented excessive weight loss. Cumin protected the liver from ethanol- and rancid sunflower oil-induced toxicity.

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2 comments:

sai krupa said...

It's nice to have the post on herbs and spices that are very natural, This will helps us to know the use of this. Really innovative... Thanks.

Puja Shaha said...

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