India…land of delectable spices.
The air was heady with the Fragrance of an Aromatic Spice which is used across most cuisines in the Indian Sub Continent.
Native to India , the use of which goes back to Ancient India , Cumin ( English), Zeera ( Hindi) , Cuminum cyminum ( Scientific name) is a Herbal Plant related to Parsley.
I was fortunate to photograph a handful of Plants which had been missed by the harvesters as they were hidden within a field of Isabgol plants ( pls see the blog titled ISABGOL) .
Raipur is a small village near Ajmer, Rajasthan where I was fortunate to see Zeerabeing harvested and processed.
The Cumin Seeds, still attached to the stems are being Sun Dried.
Cumin Seeds being Sun dried
The shadow on this mountain of aromatic Zeera seeds is of my finger on the Camera Button.
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