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Flavorful journey of Spices – TURMERIC

Your Kitchen Pharmacy – 4. Turmeric How to use Turmeric in cooking : Add 1/4 to 1/2 tsp turmeric powder to heated ghee/oil and add main foods such as lentils or vegetables. Turmeric is heating and bitter hence Ayurveda recommends it … Continue reading

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Hing (Asafoetida) – Next on our spice journey

Your Kitchen Pharmacy – 3. Hing (Asafoetida), one of the best digestive spice. Hing- Asafoetida is resin from the root, used as powder form. Only a pinch is added to seasoning. It is one of the best spices to stimulate … Continue reading

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Cumin seed – next in daily spices

Your Kitchen Pharmacy- 2. Cumin seeds How to use in cooking :- Whole cumin seeds are used in seasoning. Always add whole cumin seeds to heated oil or ghee. As they become brown then add main foods such as lentils or … Continue reading

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Flavorful journey of spices – New series

Your Kitchen Pharmacy – 1. Mustard seeds How to use in cooking – Mustard seeds are used in seasoning. Always add mustard seeds to heated ghee or oil and only after they crack and pop, add next spices, followed by main foods … Continue reading

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Turmeric – The king of all spices

  One of the most commonly used spices in Indian cooking, often referred to as the “King of Spices,” is turmeric. Indian /Ayurvedic spice box is incomplete without Turmeric. Turmeric, which is also known as Indian Saffron, haldi or curcuma. … Continue reading

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