What is the meaning of cumin seeds in Tamil language or related word in Tamil?
Cumin seeds is called "seeragam" in Tamil.
cumin seeds ANS : Jira, Jeera, Zira or Safaid Jeera or Zeera The answer given previously is wrong as the the question was for Black cumin Seeds, which is totally different from Cumin seeds, anyway Black Cumin seeds amongst other translations is called "Kalonji". It is popularly used on top of fresh baked Naan bread. To borrow from Wikipedia "it is also variously known as 'karum cheerakam' in Tamil, kalonji (http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Hindi कलौंजी kalauṃjī or कलोंजी…
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