Cumin Seed are known as Jeera in India. Jeera Or Jeera Powder is an integral part of Indian Cuisine. Jeera is small in size but its nutty flavor and impact on food is tremendous. Jeera Powder is easy to make at home. You can make Jeera Powder as much as you want. This homemade Jeera Powder Recipe will enhance your food aroma, color and flavor. Jeera Powder Recipe is a must try 🙂
Cumin seed are known for curing digestion problems. Cumin as good source of iron, copper, potassium, magnesium, zinc and antioxidant properties. Jeera also consist of vitamin B, vitamin A, vitamin C and E. So what you waiting for go grab some cumin seeds eat the or add them in your food.
Jeera Powder is generally added in Indian food like lentils, vegetables, pulaos, raitas etc. Jeera Powder gives a nice flavor and taste to the food. Don’t get lazy make this at home and experience the difference. So lemme share with you the Jeera Powder Recipe !
Jeera Powder Recipe and the printable version below:
- 100 gms Jeera (cumin seeds)
- a pinch of salt
- Take a wide pan spread cumin seed on it. Place it on low heat. Roast for 2 to 3 mins.
- Now grind the roasted cumin seeds until fine powder is formed. Your Jeera Powder Recipe is ready. Store them in an airtight container Or bottle.
sushil maurya says
Which salt should be taken
Are you asking which salt should be added in jeera powder recipe?
Smitha Mascarenhas says
Hi, Nice to browse through your blog. I too love the homemade curry powder and do make them often. Just wanted to know the purpose of adding salt when powdering the spices. Is it for taste or preserving?
Thanks Smitha 🙂 🙂 adding salt is for increasing the life of powder and preserving.