Cumin is the dried fruit of the Cuminum Cyminum plant. The yellowish-brown seeds are about 6 mm long with narrow ridges down its length are similar in appearance to caraway seed. Durkee Cumin Seeds are an essential ingredient in Mexican and Indian cooking. Use it in rice and curry dishes, chili, nachos, meatballs, guacamole, eggs and omelets, pork, lamb, chicken couscous, barbecue sauces and vegetables. For a unique flavor, try in breads.