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Red Lentils with Paprika and Ajwain

Serious Eats Max Falkowitz 1 comment

Learn more about ajwain seed here ยป Both Indian and Ethiopian cooks use ajwain when making lentils; this recipe is something of a hodgepodge of those two traditions. Ajwain's thymol content provides an aromatic lift while its other flavors create... More

Spice Hunting: Ajwain Seed

Spice Hunting Max Falkowitz 2 comments

Ajwain plays a little like a greatest hits album of more common herbs and spices. It tastes unmistakably like thyme, but it's got some oregano-like pungency, a bite reminiscent of cumin, and an aftertaste that may remind you of anise. More

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