Bengali moodi masala recipe – How to make moodi masala

Moodi Masala Recipe

Bengali moodi masala is a spice mix of some very aromatic spices like Panch Phoran a very famous five spice mix from Calcutta. Moodi masala is used in making Jhaal Muri, Ghugni and many other delicious recipes. It’s really very difficult to get original moodi masala recipe as it kept secret by street food vendors in Calcutta. But one decent man gives me the moodi masala recipe which I tried to make and find it perfect. Here I am with Read More …

Panch Phoran 5 Spice Mix from Eastern Indian

Panch Phoran the mixture of five spices is an essential part of eastern Indian kitchen. In Bengali cuisine Panch Phoran is used in almost all curries and savoury recipes. Made from whole seeds, Panch Phoran mix has fenugreek (methi), nigella (kalonji), cumin (jeera), black mustard (rai), and fennel (saunf) in equal amounts however you can alter the quantities , depending on their taste buds. In Bengal, black mustard seeds sometimes replaced with radhuni (Ajmoda/अजमोदा), and black cumin seeds replace nigella Read More …

Black Pepper health Benefits and Culinary Uses

Black Pepper health Benefits and Culinary Uses

Looking for Black Pepper health Benefits and Culinary Uses? Here we are with Black Pepper health benefits, culinary uses of Black Pepper, nutritional values and how to use Black Pepper in cooking. Black pepper a wonder spice with lots of health benefits comes from the berries of the pepper plant. Black peppercorns are made by picking the half ripe berries just before they turn red and then left to dry which causes them to lose moisture and become dark in Read More …

Benefits and uses of Ashwagandha

Benefits and uses of Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha, the magical herb, is the one of the best gift to mankind from Mother Nature. For centuries, Ashwagandha has been used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat people for their day to day health and beauty related problems like stress, anxiety, lack of sleep, wrinkled skin and lots more. It is full of antioxidants, iron and amino acids which makes its perfect remedy for your many problems. Read on to know Benefits and uses of Ashwagandha. What is Ashwagandha? Ashwagandha Read More …

Achaari masala recipe

Achaari masala recipe

Achaari masala is a wonderful masala recipe uses whole spices commonly used in making Pickles. You can use Achari masala for seasoning of wide variety vegetarian or non-vegetarian gravies, snacks, stir fries, barbeques and lots more recipes. Here we are with a simple and delicious Achaari masala recipe a combination of dry roast spices in a coarsely grounded form. Learn how to make Achaari masala (Pickling Spice Mix) Recipe. Spices used to make Achaari masala recipe Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) – ½ Read More …

Pav bhaji masala powder recipe

Homemade Pav bhaji masala powder recipe

Pav Bhaji is one of the most popular Indian street food recipes and Pav bhaji masala powder is the main ingredient of this recipe other than the vegetables used into it. You can buy ready made powders and masalas from the market instead of preparing at home. But Homemade Pav bhaji masala powder recipe is very easy to make and can be prepared in required quantities or bulk to store. Pav bhaji is a combination of vegetables, spices and some other Read More …

Biryani masala powder recipe

Homemade Biryani masala powder recipe

Biryani masala powder can be used for preparing simple veg biryani, Hyderabadi Veg or non-veg dum biryani, vegetable rice and curries of your choice. You can buy ready made powders and masalas from the market instead of preparing at home. But Homemade Biryani masala powder is very easy to make and can be prepared in required quantities or bulk to store. After trying many recipes I found a very balanced Homemade Biryani masala powder recipe that has moderate amount of spices.  To Read More …