How to Roast Cumin Seeds

Cumin seeds play a very important role in Indian cooking. These are used for seasoning various dishes. Sometimes they are used in making great and simple curd dips or raitas. In this article, I would be sharing a step by step process for dry roasting of the cumin seeds at home.


  • 1 tablespoon Cumin Seeds


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    Add cumin seeds in a small frying pan.
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    Turn on the gas stove.
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    Keep stirring the cumin seeds to avoid charring with the help of the spoon.
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    Smell the fragrance of the cumin seeds. It indicates that the process of roasting has started and do not stop stirring the seeds.
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    Observe the change in the color of the seeds.
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    Roast them till they had acquired the dark brown color.
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    Turn off the gas stove immediately.
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    Remove the frying pan from it.
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    Place the seeds in a bowl.

Things You'll Need

  • A frying pan
  • A spoon

Article Info

Categories: Spice Mixes