Cumin imparts an earthy and warming savour to a variety of recipes, especially soups, stews and curries. Cumin is also found in cheeses and chilli powder.

    27 Recipes




    Global Cuisine

    261 reviews

    Apricots in lentil soup? It sounds unusual but this is a common Middle Eastern technique. Cumin and thyme provide a gorgeous flavour.

    Recipe by: Karena

    72 reviews

    Guacamole is a perfect dip and can be as simple or as complex as you like it. Serve with tortilla chips.

    Recipe by: BOBSTH

    29 reviews

    Chickpeas and yellow capsicums in a garlicky olive oil and vinegar dressing. This is great for bring-a-plates or potlucks. Allow time for it to sit overnight.

    Recipe by: Mrs_Mike

    2 reviews

    Lovely tender bok choy is prepared simply with spices as a good vegetarian side dish. Eat simply with rice or as part of a larger meal.

    Recipe by: Cathie

    30 reviews

    This is a delicious dish you that is impressive enough to serve at dinner parties but simple enough to make for your family. Tender lamb steaks combine beautifully with the flavours of cumin, spinach, creamy potato and sweet red wine sauce.

    Recipe by: Emma Jansen

    168 reviews

    A great snack - way healthier than chips. They are great on their own but also work well top of a salad.

    Recipe by: cheldi

    291 reviews

    This is a simplified version of a common Brazilian dish that I remember from my childhood. You can use any firm-fleshed white fish.

    Recipe by: BellevueMama

    No reviews

    When you're looking for something a little more interesting than boiled vegetables, try this dish. The earthy flavour of the spices complements the sweetness of the carrots.

    Recipe by: Zoƫ Harpham

    29 reviews

    Lots of people claim they don't like beetroot, but they haven't tried this recipe! If you do like beetroot, you'll love this.

    Recipe by: DIGGETYDOG

    37 reviews

    The best thing about making popcorn at home is that you know exactly how much butter and salt is going into it - and it saves you money.

    Recipe by: Your Highness

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