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Roasted cumin powder|bhuna jeera powder recipe is magical, It makes the food extra flavorful and has its own fragrant. if you’ve been using normal cumin powder till now then you’re missing it out.

It has a musky, earthy and smoky flavour to it. It is used in many different cuisines and spices has its special place in India.

My mum doesn’t buy garam masala powder or pepper powder or mix salt, she makes it at home because it is fresh, flavourful, extra aromatic and very easy to make.

Roasted cumin powder is used in many recipes like chaas, salad, raita, kachalu, dahi vada, aloo chaat….endless.😅 it is used as a seasoning to every dish.

While toasting the cumin your kitchen will be full of aroma and it smells very good. give this recipe a try and you will make it again and again trust me.

How to make roasted cumin powder

Spread cumin seeds on pan and toast it on medium flame by stirring continuously. after few minutes cumin will begin to pop.

Keep stirring and toasting for 5-6 minutes or until cumin turns dark brown, don’t cook it at high flame because we don’t need to burn it or make the cumin black.

Roasted cumin powder|bhuna jeera powder recipe
Roasted cumin powder|bhuna jeera powder recipe

Turn off the flame and transfer the toasted cumin to a plate then spread it and let it cool.

Now, place the toasted cumin to a blending jar then blend it at high speed until fine and smooth powder is formed. It’s ready

Store the cumin powder in an airtight container.

Checkout roasted cumin powder|bhuna jeera powder recipe video on YouTube.

Top tips

  • If your blender is not powerful or doesn’t have high speed then sift the roasted cumin powder to make it smooth and thin.
  • Store it in an airtight container at normal room temperature. It stays aromatic and fresh for 6-7 months. but make sure to use airtight container.

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FAQS

What are the health benefits of cumin?

Cumin is very popular in India. it is a great source of iron, maintains blood sugar, improves immunity, fight viral infection and normal cold, aids digestion and weight loss.

Roasted cumin powder|bhuna jeera powder recipe
Roasted cumin powder|bhuna jeera powder recipe

Can I roast cumin powder?

No, you can’t roast cumin powder, start from scratch that is roasting cumin seeds first and then grinding it at high speed until smooth powder is formed.

Is jeera the same as cumin?

Yes, we call jeera in hindi which means cumin.

Why roasting cumin is important?

Want extra flavours? then you can’t say no to roasted cumin powder. It is very very important to roast cumin to get nutty, warm, earthy flavour with the aroma.

Once you start using roasted cumin powder, you won’t look back at normal cumin powder.

How to make cumin powder without blender?

Use motar and pestle to grind the cumin or spread the roasted cumin seeds on the rolling board and move the rolling pin over it (up & down), repeat it until crushed nicely.

3rd way- place the roasted cumin seeds on kitchen towel and cover it with it and beat it with rolling pin until crushed.😅 I hope any of these option will work for you.

Recipe card

Yield: 1/2 cup

Roasted cumin powder|bhuna jeera powder recipe

Roasted cumin powder|bhuna jeera powder recipe|bhuna jeera recipe

Make roasted cumin powder in less than 10 minutes, it is full of flavours and aroma. roasted cumin powder is must in every kitchen pantry try making it at home you will find the difference. 😉

Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes

Ingredients

  • 50 gram cumin seeds (jeera)

Instructions

    1. Spread 50 gram cumin seeds on pan and toast it on medium flame by stirring continuously. after few minutes cumin will begin to pop.
    2. Keep stirring and toasting for 5-6 minutes or until cumin turns dark brown, don’t cook it at high flame because we don’t need to burn it or make the cumin black.
    3. Turn off the flame and transfer the toasted cumin to a plate then spread it and let it cool.Now, place the toasted cumin to a blending jar then blend it at high speed until fine and smooth powder is formed. It’s ready
    4. Store the powder in an airtight container.

Notes

  • Store it in an airtight container at normal room temperature. It stays aromatic and fresh for 6-7 months. but make sure to use airtight container.

  • If your blender is not powerful or doesn’t have high speed then sift the roasted cumin powder to make it smooth and thin.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 121Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 84mgCarbohydrates: 22gFiber: 5gSugar: 1gProtein: 9g

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