Ajowan

Carum ajowan

Appears in

The New Vegetarian

The New Vegetarian

By Colin Spencer

Published 1986

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Ajowan

A spice seed that is closely related to caraway and cumin. It contains considerable amounts of thymol or oil of thyme, which means that thyme can often be used as a substitute. Ajowan is used extensively in Indian cookery and is available in shops specializing in Indian products.