whole spices

brown cumin seeds

Cumin (Cuminum cyminum) is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, native to a territory including the Middle East and stretching east to India.Its seeds – each one contained within a fruit, which is dried – are used in the cuisines of many cultures in both whole and ground form.

red chilli

Dry red chilli is a condiment that adds pungency and colour to the food. It has certain medicinal and homeopathic properties. We offer red chillies in a uniform shape and size. It is used mostly to temper dishes. The chillies have a sharp flavour. It has antibiotic properties and also acts as a painkiller.

black pepper

Black pepper is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit, known as a peppercorn, which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning. When fresh and fully mature, the fruit is about 5mm in diameter and dark red, and contains a single seed, like all drupes.

green cardamom

Cardamom is an all natural spice that is used for sweetening dishes, as well as adding flavor to coffee and tea. It is also used in traditional Indian and Middle Eastern cooking, Scandinavian baking, and more. Try it in Masala Chai for a unique flavor.

Turmeric

Whole turmeric is made by peeling, boiling, and drying the rhizomes, which are then sold whole or ground. Turmeric loses some of its essential oils and pungency in the drying process but it can still provide warmth and color. For the best flavor use whole fingers and grind them as needed using a microplane or spice grinder.

asafoetida

Asafoetida is the dried latex (gum oleoresin) exuded from the living underground rhizome or tap root of several species of Ferula (three of which grow in India), which is a perennial herb (1 to 1.5 mtr. High).

cinnamon

Cinnamon is a spice obtained from the inner bark of several tree species from the genus Cinnamomum. Cinnamon is used mainly as an aromatic condiment and flavouring additive in a wide variety of cuisines, sweet and savoury dishes, breakfast cereals, snackfoods, tea and traditional foods.

coriander seeds

Coriander is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae. It is also known as Chinese parsley, dhania or cilantro. All parts of the plant are edible, but the fresh leaves and the dried seeds are the parts most traditionally used in cooking. 

brown mustard seeds

Brown mustard seeds possess a fiery flavor which rates in at 2 or 3 on a heat scale from 1 to 10. These seeds are commonly used to make whole grain and many coarse varieties of mustards. More and more, brown seeds have taken the place of black in Indian cooking.

celery

Celery is a marshland plant in the family Apiaceae that has been cultivated as a vegetable since antiquity. Celery has a long fibrous stalk tapering into leaves. Depending on location and cultivar, either its stalks, leaves or hypocotyl are eaten and used in cooking.