Cumin, which was also called as “Sugandhan” i.e. good smell in ancient times has its popularity spread from Latin America to Africa and all over Asia. The Cumin seed are uniformly elliptical and deeply furrowed. It is one of the widely used spices in our day-to-day life. Cumin along with coriander forms a major ingredient of curry powder and other spice blends. They have its applications worldwide in sectors other than food like beverages, liquors, medicines, toiletries and perfumery. Indian Cumin has a good demand in international market and it is exported in both seed form as well as powder form.