Cummin Seeds

 

cummin

Purity is 99%, package in 50 kg net jute sacks.

Botanical Name :
Cuminum cyminum
Family :
Apiaceae
Part Used :
Fruit
Grades :
Cumin is exported in its natural as well powdered form. It is also exported as essential oils.

 

 

Indian Names
International Names
Bengali
Gujarathi
Hindi
Kannada
Kashmiri
Malayalam
Marathi
Oriya
Sanskrit
Sindhi
Tamil
Telugu
Safaid Jira
Jiru
Zira
Jeerigae
Zyur
Jeerakam
Jeregire
Jira
Jiraka
Zero
Zeeraka
Jidakara
Spanish 
French 
German 
Swedish 
Arabic 
Dutch 
Italian 
Portuguese 
Russian 
Chinese
Comino
Cumin
Romischer Kummel
Spiskummin
Kammun
Komijn
Comino
Cominho
Kmin
Ziran

 

Description & Disrtibution
Right from the biblical times, cumin has been popular as an efficient digestive and a food flavor for ceremonial feasting. Originally of the Mediterranean region, cumin is widely cultivated today in many parts of the world. Cumin is a small herbaceous plant, cultivated for its dried fruits. At maturity the seeds are approximately 6 mm long, oval shaped, with pale green to yellow brown color. When the leaves with the seeds turn brown, the dried plants are collected, threshed,and seeds separated by winnowing. Cumin has an intensely strong and slightly bitter flavor

Mild, equable climate of Gujarat, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh with their rich, well drained, sandy, loamy soil and sunny, conducive environment provide the perfect requirements for the abundant growth of cumin.

India holds a major position in the world production of Cumin. Rajasthan alone contributes about 56% of the total Indian production complemented by Gujarath with 44%.

Harvesting Season : February to March
Marketing Season : April to May

Uses
Cumin is used world wide in food, beverages, liquors, medicine, toiletries and perfumery. It is also used to correct broken, dilated, split capillaries. Cumin is is stimulent, carminative and astringent and useful in diarrhoea and dyspepsia.

Export
Exports are mostly to USA, Singapore, Japan, UK and North America.
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