Cumin Seeds are also known as “Jira” or “zeera” in Indian subcontinent region and in Sanskrit. Cumin seeds are a part of parsley family. These seeds are dull brownish in color and are bitter earthy in taste. Cumin seeds are widely used in whole or grounded form in many culinary dishes around the world. These seeds are easily grounded without any hurdle in the grinding machine. Cumin seeds comprise of fiber, iron, magnesium and calcium thus aids in digestion, accelerate immune system and help curing the skin acne as it has vitamin E and Vitamin C. These seeds are used as a spice in vegetable soups ,Basmati Rice, pickles , steamed chicken and stews. Cumin seeds powder can be used with our special Red Chili flakes to flambé the varieties of Dal and to impart a tempting aromatic flavor. Nevertheless, it is used in buttermilk preparation in some territories and also use to add as whole in salty cookies and breads worldwide.