Cumin seeds are the popular oblong, dark brownish seeds that are blessing our recipes for years now. According to Ayurveda, Jeera or Cumin seeds help cure several health ailments. Now, it doesn't come out as a surprise that why our grandmas always used to keep jeera in their spice-boxes, be it any season of the year.

No signature main-course dish in India can be thought of as completed without adding some cumin in it. Cumin seeds have been prevalent for adding a rich aroma and bitter yet warm taste to Indian foods for ages now. 

This versatile spice has a never-ending list of uses and is used widely for seasoning Indian foods and bringing out their delicious flavours. If you are wondering what delectable dishes you can prepare using cumin seeds, then don't worry; you've got our back!

Here are delicious cumin recipes for you to try at home. 

Jeera Aloo

One of the simplistic yet famous recipes with cumin is Jeera Aloo. Jeera aloo is a dish almost all of us would have cooked at some time and relished its mouth-watering taste. This simple recipe is cooked by sautéing potatoes, chillies, onion and garlic in flavourful spices and herbs like cumin seeds, turmeric, red chilli powder, ginger, ground cumin etc. You can eat jeera aloo with paratha, roti, poori or phulka. 

Jeera Rice

Jeera rice - The ultimate comfort food! This recipe with jeera is simple to make and brings moments of sheer satisfaction and pleasure when consumed with dal tadka. You can make jeera rice using few ingredients like onion, salt, lime, oil and cumin seeds stirred with grained rice. Cumin seeds add a refreshing and delectable flavour to jeera rice, so when paired up with dal, a hearty meal makes its way to you!

Jeera Vegetables

A yummy and healthy fusion of veggies and spices make the recipe of jeera vegetables worth gobbling upon. With the peppery flavour and distinctive aroma of cumin seeds, a wide array of unique spices and healthy veggies like carrot, cauliflower, potato, tomato, onion and spinach added, this dish undoubtedly sounds perfect for your next meal. 

Roasted Cauliflower-Cumin Salad

Sounds super healthy, right? Roasted cauliflower-cumin salad is one healthy dish that is tasty and high in nutritional value. The vibrant yellow colour comes from turmeric, while cumin seeds add a refreshing fragrance. The recipe is pretty simple; cauliflower and carrot is roasted and tossed with cumin seeds, oil and spices. The dish is then topped with some lime and served with brown rice on the side.  

Try these quick vegetarian cumin recipes at home and indulge in their deliciousness. Make sure to receive the healing properties of this wonder spice alongside its rich aroma and flavour. 

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