Cumin is named the king of eastern spices. It has a strong aroma and slightly bitter nutty taste. Use cumin to give a special aroma to bread and confectioneries, dairy products. Cumin is an important ingredient for pickling cabbage, cucumbers, tomatoes and mushtooms. It gives a delicious flavour to potato soups, vegetable salads, fish and meat dishes. It is an essential ingredient for cooking pilaf.