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Roasted Cumin Powder | Bhuna Jeera

Roasted cumin powder known as bhuna jeera powder is a quintessential Indian spice powder. Cumin both as whole and powdered is very widely used in Indian cooking. Roasted cumin powder is a must in most Indian curries and it sure elevates the taste and flavor. Making bhuna jeera powder at home is really easy and hygineic too. Here is how to make best homemade roasted cumin powder.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: condiment
Cuisine: Indian
Calories: 12kcal
Author: Harini


  • mixer grinder or coffee grinder or spice grinder


  • 1/2 cup cumin seeds


  • Pick and measure 1/2 cup cumin seeds
  • Spread on a plate to check for any grit or other impurities.
  • Heat a pan and transfer the cumin seed.
  • Roast in low flame until color changes slightly and cumin seeds turn aromatic.
  • Let cool thoroughly.
  • Transfer to a mixer jar or spice grinder and grind to a very fine powder.
  • Spread on a plate again for few minutes before storing in clean bottle.


Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 12kcal