Cumin in Urdu: زیرہ

Cumin in Roman Urdu: Zeera

Cumin seeds are native to India, which are used in many recipes in many cultures. Its plant grows 12 to 20 inches high and they are plugged by hand and its stem is dark green or grey in color. In the ancient era, the Egyptians used cumin to preserve mummies and as a spice. Moreover, cumin uses are infinite, it is known for its dynamic flavor. It is also found in cheese, breads, garam masala, curry powder, kahwa, pickles and a key ingredient in many dishes. Black cumin seed oil is used to treat toothaches, headaches as well as gastric problems. It is said that black cumin treats every disease except for death. Thus, we can imagine how important this small seed is for all of us.

Health Benefits:

  •  Helps in digestion and makes you feel lighter.
  • Used to prevent diabetes.
  • Decreases anxiety and stress.
  • Makes us alert and so increases our cognitive thinking.
  • As cumin includes dietary fibers, it treats hemorrhoids.
  • Zeera kahwa is used if we have asthma or other respiratory disorders.
  • As it is rich in iron, it helps women to get pregnant and increase the flow of milk.
  • Vitamin E element in cumin prevents from premature aging.
  • Contains Vitamin C and Vitamin A antioxidants which can treat cancer. 
Nature has blessed us with number less blessings. It is we that cannot imagine how each blessing has a number of benefits for us. To make you enjoy cumin tea, let me give you a quick recipe, mix cumin seeds in water and wait till the water boils, then cover the lid and cook for 8 to 10 minutes and the tea is ready with numerous benefits.