17 Amazing Cumin Pairings For You To Try
· April 10, 2021

The backbone of many good curries, cumin is one of the more intense spices whose smell is unmistakable. It is earthy and musty, somewhat nutty and piney but also a little zesty to keep you on your toes.

Its heavy earthy notes can help deepen and ground the other lighter flavors in your dish. Vegetable dishes such as vegetable soups can be dramatically transformed by simply adding a teaspoon of cumin.

I do just that when making a simple soup out of pumpkins and onions. The cumin really helps to deepen the flavors and creates an epic soul food dish for a cold winter’s day.

What goes well with Cumin?

After spending hours scouring recipe books and conducting tasting experiments, I've found the following flavor pairings all go well with Cumin. Click on any match to view its flavor matches.