Simple, wholesome Vegetarian & Plant-based Recipes

Category: Spice Pantry

Bay leaves (Tej Patta)

Bay leaves (Tej Patta)

Bay leaves are mostly used dried for aroma and distinctive flavour.  These dried leaves are most common spice used in Indian dishes.    

Carom Seeds (Ajwain)

Carom Seeds (Ajwain)

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 (Shahi Jeera)

Caraway seeds (Shahi Jeera)

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.