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CUMIN, BLACK

Alternate/Variety Name

Royal Cumin (Bunium persicum)

Level

Advanced

Requirement

Optional

Origin/Cuisine

Asian
Middle Eastern
Northern Indian

Similarity

Information not available at this time

Complimentary Foods

Beef
Breads
Charcuterie
Chili's
Curries
Pork
Potatoes
Rice
Vegetables

Category

Spice

Sold

Specialty Store (Indian)
Whole Seeds

Appearance

Curved and ridgid

Color

Dark Brown
Black

Size

Small

Flavor

Smokey
Sweet
Woodsy

Scoville SHU

Not Applicable

Substitutions

Information not available at this time
   

Notes

• Black Cumin and White Cumin have their own distinct flavor and should not be substituted for each other.
• Is rare and more expensive, since it is grown wild in  Iran and Kashmir.
• It has a sweeter more complex flavor.



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