Cumin powder is the dried and ground seed of the herb Cumin cyminum, a member of the parsley family.
Cumin is a regular inclusion in many different types of Middle Eastern recipes and is almost always used in seafood dishes as well as in meats, dips and soups recipes.
Here are some example recipes using Cumin powder:
Egyptian fried shrimp
Fried Shrimp done in cumin and chilli
Herb and chilli fish stew
Fish fillets in a spicy and herb tomato sauce
Vegetarian chickpea pattie