Spices and herbs are in abundant use in Indian cooking. Take a look at the spices listed below and you’ll just be scratching the surface of Indian flavors.
Fennel Seeds are also known as Sounf in India. Being an aromatic and enticing seed with culinary and medicinal importance, fennel seeds are used for garnishing salad and as a mouth freshener.
Also known as Bishop’s weed or Carom, Ajwan is one of the most celebrated spices commonly employed in Indian and Middle-Eastern cuisines. The strong pungent and aromatic flavor of Ajwan seeds are credited to its therapeutic essential oils.
According to Ayurveda (Ancient Indian Health Science), black salt has a number of therapeutic properties. For example, due to the high iron content, it cures flatulence and heartburn, has a rejuvenating effect, improves digestion and vision.