In a 100-g referenceamount, cumin seeds provide high amounts of the daily value for fat, protien & dietary fibre. Vitamin B & E, and several dietary minerals,especially iron, magnesium & manganese are present in substantial Daily Value amounts.
In India, Cumin is sown in October-November and harvested in February. Fresh crop generally reaches the market during March. Unjha in Gujarat is the main trading centre for Cumin Seed in the country.