Indian Kitchen without cumin seed is next to impossible. Using cumin flavor in Indian recipe is a trend, that is followed since ages. Cumin is a fruit of cumin herb. In India, you will hardly find people who don’t love the tinge flavor of cumin seeds in their food. The cumin seed is acclaimed for its aroma and flavor that it adds to every dish. In addition to benefits, there are various side-effects that are associated with over-consumption of seeds.