Vasant Masala offers a wide range of Indian spices including Basic, Blended, Specialty, Whole, and Powdered like Chili Powder, Turmeric Powder, Coriander Powder, Strong Asafoetida, Chat Masala, Pavbhaji Masala, Panipuri Masala, Rajwadi Garam Masala, Fenugreek seeds, Fennel Seeds, Cumin Seeds, etc. The other recently launched blends are Tea Masala, Achar Masala, Meetha Achar Masala, KasuriMethi, immunity kavach kit, festive hampers, etc.
Prepare Gujarati Handvo. One of the tastiest and classic Gujarati delicacies of all times is Handvo.
Gujarati Handvo is a steamed savoury cake made using rice, lentils and vegetables, which is simple to make and tastes delicious. Like many Indian dishes, Handvo is also prepared using less oil, has high nutritional value and is tasteful. Do make this tasty snack either for breakfast or for the evening snack. The recipe is easy to make and requires a minimum of your efforts but definitely is a delight to devour. Here, below is easy and a tasty recipe of Handvo for you.
Fennel seeds: Nutritional facts, Uses, Benefits and Side Effects. Aren't fennel seeds the best refreshment for us Indians?
For us, fennel seeds are the same as mouth fresheners that we consume after our meals. But, there is a lot more to these rice-like shaped fennel seeds than just being a mouth freshener. Let us explore all about fennel seeds in detail now. What are fennel seeds? Fennel is a culinary herb as well as a medicinal plant, which belongs to Foeniculum Vulgare family, the same species of carrot, caraway and parsley family. Mustard Seeds: Health Benefits, Usage and Interesting Facts. How fascinating it is that these teeny-tiny mustard seeds are loaded fully with numerous health benefits.
Indian spices are well-known globally for their medicinal properties and the deliciousness they add to the food. Mustard seeds are also one of those spices that serve the twin purpose of adding rich taste to the dish and providing a majority of health benefits. They are extremely rich in Phyto-nutrients, minerals, vitamins and anti-oxidants. A very popular condiment in India, mustard seeds taste from, mild to hot spicy and possess a very subtle aroma. Mustard seeds are made from mustard plants and the most widely used mustards are - Black, Brown and White mustard seeds.
Some interesting facts about mustard: Mustard plants belong to the Brassica family, which is identical to cabbage and broccoli.It is suspected that mustard first originated in India around 3000 BC.Romans were the first who started using mustard as a condiment.There are around 40 varieties of mustard plants globally. 3 Uttarayan special recipes to delight your taste buds. With the sky filling up with colourful kites, your kitchen should also be filled up with delicious dishes.
Uttarayan, the festival of kites, brings in that time of the year where the sky is the most colourful and terraces are filled up with people of all the age groups having fun. Uttarayan is one of the favourite festivities in Gujarat. And it is known to all that no celebration in Gujarat can come to an end without devouring upon lip-smacking delicacies. So, here are 3 tasty Gujarati delights for you, which are heavenly in taste and are easy to make. Undhiyu One of the favourite Gujarati foods, Undhiyu is a must-try dish, especially in winters. Sesame (Til) Laado Making Til ladoos in Indian households during Uttarayan is a tradition going on for many years. 6 different types of Indian spice seeds.
Spices are the essence of Indian cuisine.
Every Indian dish remains incomplete without the addition of necessary spices. A wide array of spices are used in Indian cooking, and there are a lot of varieties of spices available in the market - seed spices, ground spices, specialty spices are some of them. Every spice possesses a unique flavor and aroma, which enhances the taste of the dish. Every spice is used for a different purpose. To instill a strong fragrance to your food dish, seed spices are good to go with. Cumin Seeds (Jeera) Cumin seeds are easy to identify when used in dishes. Mustard Seeds (Rai) Mustard seeds are an integral part of Indian food and have a black, yellow or brown colour. Fenugreek Seeds (Kasturi Methi)
6 different types of Indian achar pickles. Pickles or Achars have been in usage as a condiment in Indian cuisine for centuries.
The sweet, tangy, and sour flavours in pickles is a delight to devour, especially during winters. Along with the taste of pickles, there are a lot of health benefits attached to them. Pickles are prepared by using fruits, vegetables, and healthy spices, as no heat is involved in the preparation of pickles and all ingredients are fermented, it helps preserve nutrients and fibers. Let us now grab an idea about different types of pickles used in Indian cuisine alongside their benefits: Raw Mango Pickle Mangoes come first to mind when you think of pickles.
Raw mango pickle includes usage of ingredients like red chilli powder, turmeric powder, nigella seeds (kalonji), coriander powder, fenugreek seeds, oil, etc. in their making. To get a detailed recipe for raw mango pickle, click here. Carrot Pickle One of the favorite vegetables, carrot, when consumed in pickle form cheers you up to eat boring food also. Vitamin C- Sources, Benefits, and Intake. Vitamin C is an essential nutrient for your good health.
It helps form and sustains bones, skin, and blood vessels in our body. But our body cannot produce it on its own even though it has so many roles and has been linked to impressive health benefits. Vitamin C is a water-soluble solution that is required for normal growth & development. Vitamin C- Sources, Benefits, and Intake.