Very common to Indian and African and Asian cuisine, especially with lentils. A wonderful seed that adds a perky freshness to carbohydrates and lentils. The taste is strong but has a certain freshness..
Basil, Ocimum basilicum, is a short lived annual or perennial plant in the family Lamiaceae grown for its leaves which are used as a herb. The basil plant grows from a thick taproot and has silky gree..
Leaves of the Laurus nobilis plant. This is a relict culture left over from the flora of the tertiary period. Noble Laurel is an evergreen shrub or tree with a leafy crown. In nature, the tree lives 3..
Black pepper is one of the world's most widely and frequently used spices all over the world. It's a warming spice India holds a supreme position in the production of pepper. The finest Indian pepper ..
“Black sesame seeds are a good source of energy due to the high fat content. They contain healthy fats like polyunsaturated fatty acids and Omega-6. They also contain fiber, iron, calcium, magnesium a..
Cardamom is one of the oldest spices. It has a sweet taste, flavor and aroma . Use sparingly as it has a rich flavor. The large oval-shaped black pods release a warm, aromatic flavor. Black cardamom i..
Green cardamom is a aromatic spice with a very wide range of uses. The plant has underground stems with leafy roots, large white or pale green leaves, pale green fruits and black seeds. The spice has ..
It’s a cooling spice. Coriander is both a herb and a spice - the leaves are herbs and the seeds spices. the Romans knew it was an excellent seasoning for food. It is no surprise then that coriander is..
This hot fiery spice can be used in place of whole chillies and releases its flavour quickly into dishes. Ideal as a seasoning for pizzas and casseroles.Bharat bazaar Crushed Chillies are made from fi..
The curry tree is native to India; today everywhere in the Indian subcontinent Curry leaves are as important to Asian food as bay leaves are to European food, but never try to substitute one for the o..
It is called in India Dalchini The taste of Cinnamon is aromatic, warm and sweet with hints of clove and citrus. It is used in both western and Indian cookery, in cakes, buns, ketchup, pickles, in pul..
The fennel seed has sweet agreeable flavour It's a cooling spice. The taste is warm, and fragrant but not very sweet. Indian fennel is used in food, medicine, liquor and perfume. Ancient Indians used ..
It's a cooling spice. More recently, cumin has become popular because of its use in Mexican and continental cooking, . A native of Egypt and the Mediterranean, Cumin is considered to have digestive an..
Also known as black cumin, nigella or by its scientific name Nigella sativa, kalonji belongs to the buttercup family of flowering plants. It grows up to 12 inches (30 cm) tall and produces a fruit wit..