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Spices are defined as “a strongly flavored or aromatic substance of vegetable origin, obtained from tropical plants, commonly used as a condiment”. Spices were once as precious as Gold. India plays a very important role in the spice market of the world. In ancient times majority of the spices were produced in India and exported world wide. It was then, the spices of India attracted people across the borders and forced them to come to India for Spice trade.

Masala is a word very commonly used in Indian cooking and is simply the Hindi word for “spice.” So, whenever a combination of spices, herbs and other condiments are ground or blended together, it is called masala.

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Cloves (Laung/Lavang/Grambu)

Cloves are dried up flower buds. The fully-grown, unopened buds, are picked green and dried in the sun till they become dark brown and are ready to be used for culinary and medicinal purposes.

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Cinnamon (Darchini) – Cinnamomum zeylanicum

The cinnamon sticks or quills are the dried bark of a tree. There are two popular varieties of cinnamon; from Chin and from Ceylon. They both have similar flavors but the cinnamon from Ceylon has a sweeter aroma and is found more as sticks than a rolled up quill. The Ceylonese cinnamon is also not so easily available in local marke

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Rajma Masala

This one is undoubtedly my personal favourite comfort food, especially when my mother makes it. Red kidney beans soaked overnight and cooked in an onion tomato masala and a plethora…

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Chicken Tikka Masala

Be a kid or a teenager or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favorite of all…

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Chick Pea

A salad is something that can complete a dish and take it a notch higher or it can sometimes be the dish itself. Always a great idea because not only…

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Dum Paneer Kali mirch

A favorite with the vegetarians, paneer made from milk is quite common, especially paneer recipes are quite popular in the Indian subcontinent. You can make it fresh, chhena – another…

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Vegetable Biryani

How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs…

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Mutton Rogan Josh

What’s a biryani without some succulent pieces of mutton wrapped in a perfect blend of aromatic spices and herbs!? Yes, though other meats being more common, biryani eaters all over…

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Lemon Chicken

Be a kid or a teenager or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favorite of all…

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Chana Masala

Punjabi food is wholesome and full of rustic flavor. The custom of cooking in community ovens or tandoors prevails in rural pockets even today. The cuisine is characterized by a…

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My Favorite Lamb Madras Curry

This is my all time favorite curry to make. It’s adapted from a recipe my Indian friend gave me and the pungent flavor wins me over every time. You can…

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Indian Butter Chicken (Makhani)

Indian butter chicken, also known as chicken makhani, is a very flavourful dish which you can make as mild or spicy as you like. Serve with basmati rice.

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Spice India a complete Grocery store for Indian Spices that adds spice to your daily dishes and you will feel the touch of Indian foods on your taste buds while you are away from your beloved home.