Cumin powder recipe, homemade jeera powder
Cumin Powder Recipe – Cumin Powder is an essential ingredient in Indian cooking and also enhances the color, aroma and flavor of the food.
Cumin Powder Recipe post, huh? I know you are surprised, but you know I’ve been wanting to post cumin powder recipe for the past three months. Somehow it didn’t happen. Finally, yesterday I had some time and thought I’ll make this cumin powder.
Cumin Powder is very easy to make and also more flavorful and aromatic than the store-bought ones. Should I also say that it costs less expensive too. Yes it is…my friends always buy store bought ones. Even I used to buy it years back. When I started making Cumin Powder at home, I loved the homemade ones better.
Cumin seeds cures digestive problems and has antioxidant properties. Cumin Seeds is also a good source of iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B etc.
Cumin Powder Recipe post was suggested by my friends, who always felt homemade cumin powder is the best.Hope you will find this post useful.
Beginners, if you are looking for some basic spice powder recipe similar to Cumin Powder recipe, then you might refer the following:
Bajji, bonda and pakora mix
Garam masala powder
Kuzhambu milagai powder/chilli powder
Urad dal flour
How to make cumin powder at home:
1. In medium flame, heat a pan and add cumin seeds. Roast the cumin seeds until it turns aromatic and light brown color. Keep stirring otherwise cumin seeds will get burnt easily and then taste bitter. Set aside and let it cool down completely.
2. Transfer the cumin seeds to a blender and grind smoothly or coarsely depending on how you want. Again let it cool down completely and then transfer it to an airtight container.
Now, Cumin Powder is ready!
- Always use clean spoon while handling the cumin powder.