Definition of 'cumin'
Image of 'cumin'
© Karves, shutterstock
Example sentences containing 'cumin'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Blitz fresh green chillies with olive oil, cumin and ground coriander to make a thick sauce. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Add garlic, cumin and cayenne for further minute. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Add tinned tomatoes, chilli powder and ground cumin, then season with pepper. The Sun (2016)Add cumin, ground coriander and turmeric and fry for another minute, then add the mixture to the slow cooker. The Sun (2017)Put it all into a roasting tray on a medium heat with a lug of oil, the paprika, cumin and chilli flakes. The Sun (2016)Rub the lamb with the coriander and cumin and add to the tray. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Put in a pan with olive oil and a teaspoon each of chilli powder and cumin. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Add the ground cumin and season well. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Either way you will end up with a wonderful garlic and cumin crust. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Add the cumin and chilli powder and whisk in the olive oil. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Add the cumin and gradually mix in the oil to make a smooth sauce. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Both benefit from a quick lime marinade and dusting of ground cumin before cooking. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Add cumin and cayenne and season generously. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Stir in chilli powder and cumin. The Sun (2014)Stir the garlic, cumin and paprika into the softened onions. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Pop the lamb into a bowl and sprinkle over the mint, cumin and paprika. The Sun (2014)Add the minced garlic and ground cumin for the last 30 seconds. The Sun (2015)Add the paprika, cumin and oregano and season well with salt and pepper. The Sun (2012)Stir the chilli flakes and cumin into the onion and cook for 1 min. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The cumin adds a wonderfully nutty, earthy note. The Sun (2014)Stir in the chilli powder, cumin and bay leaves. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Mash the butter with the garlic, cumin and thyme and put a third of the mixture into the cavity. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Add the paprika, ground coriander and cumin and cook for 2 min. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Add the cumin, coriander and bay leaf, then cook for a couple more minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Add the chilli, ground coriander, cumin and turmeric to the pan. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Blend paprika, cumin, cayenne pepper and dried sage. The Sun (2013)Blend until smooth and add more lemon juice, garlic, cumin or salt to taste. The Sun (2013)Add the herbs, cumin, paprika and sugar. The Sun (2015)Mix the juice and zest of 1 orange with the olive oil, ground cumin and sea salt. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'cumin'
Used Occasionally. cumin is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'cumin'
British English: cumin /ˈkʌmɪn/ NOUN
Cumin is a sweet-smelling spice, and is popular in cooking.
- American English: cumin
- Arabic: كَمُّون
- Brazilian Portuguese: cominho
- Chinese: 土茴香
- Croatian: kim
- Czech: kmín římský
- Danish: spidskommen
- Dutch: komijn
- European Spanish: comino
- Finnish: kumina
- French: cumin
- German: Kreuzkümmel
- Greek: κύμινο
- Italian: cumino
- Japanese: クミン
- Korean: 커민
- Norwegian: karve
- Polish: kminek
- European Portuguese: cominhos
- Romanian: chimion
- Russian: тмин
- Spanish: comino
- Swedish: spiskummin
- Thai: ยี่หร่า
- Turkish: kimyon
- Ukrainian: кмин
- Vietnamese: hạt của một loại cây gia vị ở vùng Địa Trung Hải
Definition of cumin from the Collins English Dictionary
The language of love: 5 ways to express your love on Valentine’s Day
In the market for some new terms of endearment? Here’s the etymology behind some of the most popular.
Part One: Unlocking Mandarin with Paul Noble
We sent one of the Collins team for a one-to-one learning experience with the man himself, and here’s how they found part one of the course.
Live well without sacrificing your quality of life
Now is the perfect time to start thinking ahead. Here’s how a busy family can take control of their financial future
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.