distinctive flavor and strong, warm aroma are due to its essential
Although cumin seeds contain a relatively large
percentage of iron, extremely large quantities of cumin
would need to be consumed for it to serve as a
significant dietary source.
1tbsp of cumin spices contains the following nutritional
information according to the USDA:
Cumin's distinctive flavor and strong, warm aroma are
due to its essential oil content. Its main constituent
and important aroma compound is cumin aldehyde.