Cemen (in Turkish çemen) is a kind of spicy and aromatic meze of Turkish cuisine. It consists of some basic ingredients like tomato paste, red pepper, black pepper, garlic etc. This recipe is very simple and you can make your own Turkish cemen at your home with a few ingredients. You may try it with some bread. But be careful with it’s smell!
What Is Cemen?
Cumin The flowering plant Cuminum. Cyminum, in the family Apiaceae Cumin is native to the region from the eastern Mediterranean to India. A genus of aromatic plantsdwarf Mediterranean annual long cultivated for its aromatic seeds Ground coriander. Aromatic seeds of the cumin herb of the carrot family A dwarf umbelliferous plant, somewhat resembling fennel (Cuminum Cyminum), cultivated for its seeds, which have a bitterish, warm taste, with an aromatic flavor, and are used like those of anise and caraway A spice derived from this plant, used in Indian and Mexican cookery A flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, native to the region from the eastern Mediterranean to India Also known as Comino, Cumin seeds come in three colors: Amber, white and black Cumin, a dried fruit of the parsley family is available in seed or ground form It is most commonly used in Curry dishes and Chili dishes aromatic seeds of the cumin herb of the carrot family dwarf Mediterranean annual long cultivated for its aromatic seeds.