Spices, Seasonings & Herbs - With savory peppery flavor and earthy hint of pine and lemon overtones, CHEFS Organic Cumin Seed unique complexity elevates your dining experience from traditional to supreme. Whole cumin seeds are the integral ingredient in sausages, soups, sauces and pickled foods. Grinding whole seeds adds a rich burst of aromatic flavor to rubs, sauces, whole grain breads and rolls. The essential spice in chili, mole, curry and garam masala, whole cumin seeds add the earthy penetrating flavor to East Indian, Mexican, Middle Eastern and North African cuisines. This is one of the Mexican spices that adds the pizzazz to chili and sauces. A favorite to season black beans, garbanzo beans and lentils. Adds aromatic flavor to chicken, lamb, pork and fish entrees. Sauteing vegetables with ground cumin seed is commonplace in North African cuisine. Cumin seeds' oblong shape and coloring resemble caraway seeds, belonging to the same plant family as caraway, dill and parsley. Rich in health benefits, whole cumi - Specifications Net Weight: 1.9-oz. Glass jar volume: 4-oz. Size: 2 3/8 Dia. x 3 H Spice Origin: India Bottled in the USA Produced in an SQF2000 (Safe Quality Food) certified facility, with an audit score of Excellent, the highest score possible in the SQF framework. Certified by the Oregon Tilth, one of the most highly respected organic certifiers in the United States. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has not approved cumin seeds to cure medical conditions.