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mar 20, 2021

Essential Indian Pantry

Civic Kitchen instructor Meghna Agarwal shares her must haves and tips for the essential Indian pantry.
Must Haves:
Masala dabba (traditional Indian spice box) with some basic Indian spices:
  • Turmeric
  • Cumin Seeds
  • Indian Chilli Powder
  • Coriander
  • Garam Masala
  • Nice-to-Haves:
  • Mango Powder
  • Fenugreek Seeds
  • Mustard Seeds
  • Carom Seeds
  • Meghna's Tips for Spices:
  • Grind your own for the best flavor
  • Keep spices airtight and away from direct sunlight
  • More is not always good, go with aroma, color and taste
  • There are no strict rules, mix and match spices and make the dish your own
  • Civic Kitchen Teacher, Meghna Agarwal
    Tasting spices with Meghna