Secure payment
Visa - Transfer - Paypal
Free shipping costs
from 149€ in Europe
Declining prices
promotion to quantity
Customer service
+33 (0)7 68 20 84 20

Cumin Powder - Syria

An essential spice in our kitchen. A freshly ground powder that takes us to the Middle East. Warm and bewitching notes that give the tempo to your recipe!

Food pairing: curry, tagines, potatoes, salads, cheeses, omelettes.

Packaging: 40g resealable bag - aroma preservation.

Other names: cuminum cyminum

Origin - Plantation : Syria - Aleppo Region.

"Essential in a chef's kitchen"

More details

  • 40g
  • 80g

Buy smart

Surprise à partir de 39€
Colis soigné
Suivi SMS à l'expédition

4,60 €

Add a pack

Secure payments
International delivery

  • Syrian Cumin powder - An essential spice

    A southern plant with Indian origins, cumin is the most common spice used in North African cuisine. It is a herbaceous plant mainly cultivated in India, the Mediterranean basin or Central Europe. It produces white pinkish white fleurs grouped into umbels, each of which produces two seeds. It is its long and fine light brown fruits that are used, whole or ground. Also called false anise or false dill, cumin has long, straight and greenish seeds. They are sometimes confused with caraway, although it is more fragrant than caraway. Reduced to powder, it easily harmonizes family recipes

    History of cumin

    Cumin has been used for a very long time, since its small seeds have been found in the tombs of the pharaohs. It is said that his seed was King Solomon's favorite spice. The Arabs used it as an aphrodisiac, mixed with honey and black pepper. Cumin has long been considered a drug. The women of the harems in India smoked it with other spices such as cardamom and nails from girofle. In high doses, its essential oil has proven narcotic effects


    How to store and use your cumin properly?

    Fresh ground cumin is very aromatic, and if not carefully dosed, its presence will dominate the other flavours of your dish. Be careful not to have too heavy a hand. To store it properly, simply place your bag in an airtight box, in a cool and dark place.

    What to do in the kitchen with your cumin powder?

    In the salty

    Cumin is used in the composition of massala or massalé, and the mixture of colombo spices. You can use your cumin in many oriental dishes, such as curries, tajines, couscous. To accompany your couscous, dilute two tablespoons of harissa sauce in a little water and add a pinch of cumin powder. Scent your homemade falafels with it. You can also use your cumin in Latin American dishes, such as tortillas, chili con carne... Sprinkle it on cubes of cheese aperitifs (Gruyère, gouda, edam...)

    Cumin will work wonders in simmered dishes and in dishes with tomato sauce and sun-dried vegetables, such as shakshuka.

    Finally, you can sprinkle it on your homemade breads to give them a pleasant scent

    Add a spoonful of cumin powder to your salads, especially to season grated carrots or chickpea salads. Also try the mechouia salad, made from candied vegetables and quite spicy, or Moroccan-style carrots, cooked in rings and served cold and marinated in oil and cumin. Sprinkle some on your olives as well as a little parsley and a spoonful of oil to obtain "Moroccan-style" olives

    Virtues and benefits of cumin

    It promotes digestion and calms digestive disorders. Prepare cumin water by boiling a spoonful of cumin with water and drink it like water.

    To promote sleep, take a little cumin powder mixed in a little yogurt or compote before going to sleep.

    For pregnant women, a little cumin in a yogurt for breakfast would reduce morning sickness.

  • View the trust certificate
    • For further information on the nature of the review controls, as well as the possibility of contacting the author of the review please consult our CGU.
    • No inducements have been provided for these reviews
    • Reviews are published and kept for a period of five years
    • Reviews can not be modified: If a customer wishes to modify their review then they can do so by contacting Verified Reviews directly to remove the existing review and publish an amended one
    • The reasons for deletion of reviews are available here.

    4.9 /5

    Based on 35 customer reviews

    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    Sort reviews by :

    Christiane L. published the 07/02/2020 following an order made on 29/01/2020


    pas utilisé. Je ferai part de mes commentaires sur facebook

    Did you find this helpful? Yes 0 No 0

    Véronique S. published the 30/01/2020 following an order made on 20/01/2020


    Pas encore testé mais l'odeur semble prometteuse.

    Did you find this helpful? Yes 0 No 0

    Christine N. published the 06/01/2020 following an order made on 21/12/2019



    Did you find this helpful? Yes 0 No 0

    Mélodie F. published the 19/12/2019 following an order made on 30/11/2019


    Super produit je recommande merci beaucoup

    Did you find this helpful? Yes 0 No 0

    Christiene B. published the 08/12/2019 following an order made on 30/11/2019


    Pas encore testé, mais quel parfum incroyable !

    Did you find this helpful? Yes 0 No 0

    Celine V. published the 27/11/2019 following an order made on 07/11/2019


    Je ne prends cette épice que chez David Vanille, elle est parfaite et quelle odeur !

    Did you find this helpful? Yes 0 No 0

    Sylvie R. published the 26/11/2019 following an order made on 13/11/2019


    Bel arôme !

    Did you find this helpful? Yes 0 No 0

    Mohamed E. published the 10/11/2019 following an order made on 03/11/2019



    Did you find this helpful? Yes 0 No 0

    marie Anne A. published the 25/10/2019 following an order made on 15/10/2019


    parfaite très parfumée

    Comment from David Vanille the 27/10/2019
    Un cumin "qui envoie" par rapport à d'autres :-) Une vrai signature. Je suis heureux que ma qualité répond à votre exigence et attentes ;-) Passez une excellente journée, Au plaisir, David : Votre chercheur d'épices, le meilleur des plantations

    Did you find this helpful? Yes 2 No 0

    Severine C. published the 27/09/2019 following an order made on 17/09/2019



    Did you find this helpful? Yes 2 No 0

Customers who bought this product also bought: