Cumin, Ground

Cumin is widely used in curries and Mexican style dishes

Cumin, Ground

Cumin, Ground

A member of the carrot family, cumin has been cultivated since ancient times for the aromatic flavor of it’s seed.  Cumin is widely used in curries and Mexican style dishes.  The photo of the ground cumin is about a twenty times enlargement.  See nutritional chart below.

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Spices, cumin seed

Scientific Name: Cuminum cyminum

NDB No: 02014

Nutrient Units Value per
100 grams of
edible portion
Sample
Count
Std.
Error
1 tbsp 
——-
6.0 g
1 tsp 
——-
2.10 g
Proximates
Water
g
8.06
47
0.237
0.484
0.169
Energy
kcal
375
0
 
22.500
7.875
Energy
kj
1567
0
 
94.020
32.907
Protein
g
17.81
12
0.260
1.069
0.374
Total lipid (fat)
g
22.27
13
2.604
1.336
0.468
Carbohydrate, by difference
g
44.24
0
 
2.654
0.929
Fiber, total dietary
g
10.5
0
 
0.630
0.221
Ash
g
7.62
48
0.205
0.457
0.160
Minerals
Calcium, Ca
mg
931
7
102.082
55.860
19.551
Iron, Fe
mg
66.36
35
2.507
3.982
1.394
Magnesium, Mg
mg
366
4
33.420
21.960
7.686
Phosphorus, P
mg
499
7
22.932
29.940
10.479
Potassium, K
mg
1788
6
136.155
107.280
37.548
Sodium, Na
mg
168
6
18.620
10.080
3.528
Zinc, Zn
mg
4.80
3
0.569
0.288
0.101
Copper, Cu
mg
0.867
0
 
0.052
0.018
Manganese, Mn
mg
3.333
0
 
0.200
0.070
Selenium, Se
mcg
5.2
1
 
0.312
0.109
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
mg
7.7
3
4.713
0.462
0.162
Thiamin
mg
0.628
3
0.053
0.038
0.013
Riboflavin
mg
0.327
6
0.035
0.020
0.007
Niacin
mg
4.579
3
2.011
0.275
0.096
Vitamin B-6
mg
0.340
0
 
0.020
0.007
Folate, total
mcg
10
0
 
0.600
0.210
Folic acid
mcg
0
0
 
0.000
0.000
Folate, food
mcg
10
0
 
0.600
0.210
Folate, DFE
mcg_DFE
10
0
 
0.600
0.210
Vitamin B-12
mcg
0.00
0
 
0.000
0.000
Vitamin A, IU
IU
1270
1
 
76.200
26.670
Vitamin A, RE
mcg_RE
127
1
 
7.620
2.667
Vitamin E
mg_ATE
1.030
0
 
0.062
0.022
Lipids
Fatty acids, total saturated
g
1.535
0
 
0.092
0.032
4:0
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
0.000
6:0
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
0.000
8:0
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
0.000
10:0
g
0.018
0
 
0.001
0.000
12:0
g
0.018
0
 
0.001
0.000
14:0
g
0.018
0
 
0.001
0.000
16:0
g
1.137
0
 
0.068
0.024
18:0
g
0.344
0
 
0.021
0.007
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated
g
14.040
0
 
0.842
0.295
16:1 undifferentiated
g
0.212
0
 
0.013
0.004
18:1 undifferentiated
g
13.618
0
 
0.817
0.286
20:1
g
0.212
0
 
0.013
0.004
22:1 undifferentiated
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
0.000
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated
g
3.279
0
 
0.197
0.069
18:2 undifferentiated
g
3.103
0
 
0.186
0.065
18:3 undifferentiated
g
0.176
0
 
0.011
0.004
18:4
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
0.000
20:4 undifferentiated
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
0.000
20:5 n-3
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
0.000
22:5 n-3
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
0.000
22:6 n-3
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
0.000
Cholesterol
mg
0
0
 
0.000
0.000
Phytosterols
mg
68
0
 
4.080
1.428

USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 14 (July 2001)

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