Simple Vegetarian Recipes
Bay leaves are mostly used dried for aroma and distinctive flavour. These dried leaves are most common spice used in Indian dishes.
Carom seeds also known as Ajwain has a bitter taste with flavour almost like thyme. They are widely used in fried food, some savouries, Indian bread.
Caraway seeds also known as Shahi Jeera have a subtle peppery aroma and a distinctive flavour quite like aniseed, most common ingredient used in Biryani.