Kalo jeera is a spice which is popular in Indian cuisine. It is used to flavor meat and rice dishes, with a distinct rich, nutty, slightly grassy taste. Kalo jeera is also sometimes known as black cumin. Black cumin seeds are considered to be very healthy, especially for those who have asthma or oth..
Panch Phoron is a combination of the famous "Five Spices of Bengal". The blend of these five spices add a distinct aroma to Bengali cuisine. Panch means “five” and phoron is “flavour” or “spice”, hence the name Panch Phoron. Panch phoron is a blend of fl..
This another a very important spice used in Bengali cuisine. It is a very strong spice, with a characteristic smell similar to parsley and a taste similar to celery. A couple of pinches can easily overpower a curry. In Bengali cuisine the seeds are used whole, quickly fried in very hot oil until the..