Cumin (also known as Jeera) seeds are an important component of curry powder and “garam masala”.
Cumin seeds are generally available dried or ground to a brownish-green powder. Seedsare generally fried or roasted before usage.
Cumin has a high content of vitamin E and helps protect your skin from fungal and microbial infections and prevents pre mature ageing symptoms
Cumin is rich in Vitamin C and has anti-fungal properties. These help to cure cold and other respiratory problems. Cumin seeds are also suggested for kidney health
Cumin seeds contain a good amount of iron and thus prevents anemia.
Enzymes present in cumin help to breakdown foods and thus aid in digestion.