- 6 essential spices to refill your spice tin, includes all of the below:
- 40g of each spice, delivered in individual plastic sealable bags
- This does not include a spice tin or Maniben’s Family Garam Masala.
1.Tumeric Powder (hardar or haldi)
Native to southwest India. And used for over 2500 years in India. It has many health benefits (long known for its anti-inflammatory properties, in addition to being used in everyday indian cooking. Peppery, earthy flavour and mustardy smell
2.Ground Coriander and Cumin Powder (Dhanna-jeeru)
Home roasted and coarsely ground mixture of coriander and cumin seeds
3.Chilli Powder (Murcha or mirch)
Indian red chillies that have been dried and hand ground into a dark red coarse powder. Used when you want to give any of your dishes that little kick!
4.Small brown/black Mustard Seeds (Rai)
These are commonly used to flavour your cooking oil, you know they are working their magic when they start popping as they cook.
5.Cumin Seeds (Jeeru or jeera)
Whole cumin seeds can be used to flavour your oil as before you cook and add n other ingredients or dry roasted and crushed to release their flavour into marinades too
6.Green Cardoman (Elchi or elaichi)
Used in a variety of sweet and savoury dishes with a distinctive smell and flavour, give them a go in your dishes if never used before