“Bhuna jeera masala toh aap khana pakane ke baad bhi dal sakte ho. Yeh apna swad deta hi hai.” She means that unlike ground cumin that has to be used while cooking, dry roasted ground cumin can be added at the very end. It is still very flavorful.
The cumin seeds are dry roasted to perfection on a mighty big Kadai. The earthy aroma of roasted cumin fills the air. It is then finely ground into a rich brown colored masala. She goes on to suggest “Isko raita ya chaat pe bhi dal sakte hain, acha lagega.”