Although ordinary in appearance, the cumin seed is an aromatic spice that releases a beautiful earthy flavour when it meets hot oil. A basic spice seed found in every South Asian kitchen today, its origin can be traced back to ancient Egypt, nearly 5000 years ago. Cumin is known not just for its great culinary flavour but for its medicinal properties as well and is often used as an effective digestive aid.
Mustard Oil (Shorisher tel) is extracted from mustard seeds (black, brown and white) and is reddish brown or amber in color. It has been commonly used in the Indian sub-continent since ancient times and comers with a bevy of health benefits.