Spices for Chicken Korma

A List of Basic Spices in Kitchen

Thursday is here again!. This time, I’m just listing the basic spices or masalas you should have in kitchen. It is a small list. The article on the benefits of all these masalas will be following soon. Since I’m busy in packing and stuff these days, I’m sharing the one which I’ll be using too when I shift to my new home 🙂

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Here’s the List of Must Have Spices in Kitchen

  1. Garam Masala Powder
  2. Zeera or Cumin Powder
  3. Dhani or Coriander Powder
  4. Lal Mirch or Red Chilli Powder
  5. Kashmiri Mirch Powder
  6. Haldi or Turmeric Powder
  7. Chat Masala
  8. Salt
  9. Kali Mirch or Black Pepper Powder
  10. Zeera or Cumin Seeds
  11. Dhaniya or Coriander Seeds
  12. Laung or Cloves
  13. Green Elaichi or Cardamom
  14. Black Elaichi
  15. Dalchini or Cinnamon Sticks
  16. Javitri or Mace
  17. Jaiphal or Nutmeg
  18. Shahjeera
  19. Tejpatta or Bay Leaf
  20. Baking Soda
  21. Chakri Phool or Star Anise
  22. Amchur Powder or Dry Mango Powder
  23. Kala Namak or Black Salt
  24. Salt
  25. Sookhi Khadi Lal Mirch or Dry Red Chilli
  26. Saunf or Fennel Seeds
  27. Ajwain or Carom Seeds
  28. Kalonji or Black Caraway Seeds
  29. Hing or Asafoetida
  30. Kali Mirch or Peppercorns
  31. Methi or Fenugreek Seeds
  32. Rai or Brown Mustard Seeds

Later if you want the spices like chhola masala, chicken masala, sambhar masala, you can buy them. I’ll be discussing on how to make these masalas at home in my upcoming posts. The benefit of using homemade masalas are – you will feel the freshness and more tasty food.

I use the below spice rack to keep my Kitchen platform tidy. You can buy one from Amazon, like I did.

–Shared by Sara Khan



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