Ingredients

Asafoetida

Asafoetida

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Posted: July 1, 2017

The dried latex that is exuded from the tap roots of several species of a perennial herb called Ferula is the spice Asafoetida. The plant belongs to the genus Silphium. This herb grows in the […]

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Cardamom

Cardamom

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Posted: July 1, 2017

Known as the queen of spices, Cardamom is the third most expensive spice in the world. It comes from the same family as ginger. Cardamom is a native of the Indian sub-continent. The spice is […]

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Green Chilli

Green Chilli

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Posted: June 30, 2017

Description Chillies belong to the capsicum family. There are different varieties of chillies. The commonly used green chilli variety in cooking is the Bird’s eye chili. Green chillies are harvested before they are fully ripened. […]

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Turmeric

Turmeric

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Posted: June 30, 2017

Description Turmeric is another perennial spice plant that belongs to the ginger family, Zingiberaceae. It is a rhizome, root-like subterranean stem of a plant. Renowned for its antiseptic properties, turmeric has been considered as a […]

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Ginger

Ginger

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Posted: June 30, 2017

Description Ginger is a spice that belongs to the Zingiberaceae family which is used both as a cooking ingredient and in medicines. The root (rhizome) of the plant is used in cooking. The spice is […]

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Garlic

Garlic

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Posted: June 30, 2017

Description Garlic belongs to the onion family. The scientific name is Allium sativum. The bulb of the plant is commonly used in cooking though other parts like flower, head and leaves are also edible. Inside […]

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Onion

Onion

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Posted: June 30, 2017

Short Description Onion, also known as, the bulb onion or common onion is a biennial plant, but is usually grown as an annual one. It is the most widely cultivated species of the genus Allium. […]

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Fenugreek

Fenugreek

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Posted: June 30, 2017

Short Description Fenugreek, also known as “Greek Hay” is an annual plant in the family Fabaceae.  Trigonella foenum-graecum is the Latin name for fenugreek. They are cultivated as a semiarid crop around the world. The […]

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Tomato

Tomato

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Posted: June 29, 2017

Short Description Tomatoes are botanically fruits belonging to berry family and is scientifically known as Solanum lycopersicum. In the culinary world they are classified as a vegetables because of the acidic or tangy flavor. The […]

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Coriander

Coriander

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Posted: February 19, 2017

Coriander, also known as cilantro or Chinese parsley, is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae. All parts of the plant are edible, but the fresh leaves and the dried seeds are the parts most […]

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