Indian cooking without knowing Indian Spices is like baking a cake without sugar!
Used for centuries, spices are an integral part of Indian Cooking or so to say the ‘heartbeat’ of an Indian Kitchen.
Spices – grown in different parts of the Indian Subcontinent can be used whole, chopped, ground, roasted, sauteed, fried and as topping.
Traditionally Indian women used to grind spices at home just before cooking a meal. Nothing could beat the rich taste and aroma of these fresh spices!
Turmeric or Haldi – Coming from the ginger family, turmeric has a unique flavour and scent. The health benefits of turmeric are simply unbelievable. It adds bright yellow color to curries, rice, pickles and more!
Indian Food Is known for its Hot Fiery Flavor. Chillies do the job!
Coriander Powder (cilantro) or dhaniya powder has a warm rich aroma and is an essential part of curries and dals.
Garam masala is a blend of lot of spices like bay leaves, black and white peppercorns, cloves, cinnamon, black and white cumin seeds, black, brown, and green cardamom pods.
It is a strong spice that stimulates the taste buds and imparts a unique characteristic to a dish.
With men and women both stepping out to work now, masalas are no more grinded fresh in every household. They take the comfortable space in these masala dabbas (masala box) in almost every Indian Kitchen.
Each spice has its own distinct and unique flavour but a combination of few spices gives a magical touch to a dish!
Ginger and Garlic along with the spices gives an extra kick to dishes!
Spices are also used for health benefits and medicinal purposes, to prevent diseases and to gain immunity. These spices with their wonderful qualities are essential for our complete wellbeing.
Let’s Spice Up Our Dishes and Excite Our Taste Buds!
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