Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
Fresh, fragrant and pure, cumin seeds are a staple culinary spice and apart from Indian cooking cumin is also used abundantly in Middle Eastern and Mexican cuisines. Cumin is a good source of iron and contains minerals like magnesium, manganese, copper and iron. It also aids in digestion of food and in preventing digestive disorders. Jeera is usually used in the tadka while cooking Indian curries and dals.