Botanical name: Cuminum cyminum
Family Name: Apiaceae
Common name: Cumin, Cummin
Cumin is one of the most popular cooking spices in the whole world. Usually, cumin seeds are used in cooking especially in the Middle East, India and Mexico. Cumin is aromatic, spicy and a little sweet. No one can assume that the small cumin seed can give a punch of beautiful flavor and smooth aroma, which can be described as penetrating and peppery.
Properties: It contains up to 4% essential oil.