Blog Posts - Indian Spices



We Have Our Two Winners For The Chaunk and GitaDini USA Spice Kits and Dabbas!

     Thanks to everyone who signed up for The Chaunk's  free newsletter and participated in our very first giveway. The great people at GitaDiniUSA have donated two Spice boxes, aka Dabbas, and we are sending along a Chaunk 8...
by The Colors Of Indian Cooking on Jul 6, 2016

How to make Tandoori Masala at home, Homemade Tandoori Masala

How to make Tandoori Masala at home with step by step recipe - Nothing can beat homemade spices. Tandoori masala plays an important role in Indian dishes. It is a blend of Indian mixed herbs & spices, specifically for the use of marinating the ch...
by Homemade Recipes on Jun 20, 2016

Introducing "The Chaunk", Our Store is Live, And Our Indian Spice Kit Now Available Online.

   When I served an Indian lunch last fall to Steve Sando, Paula Wolfert, and Alice Medrich  at our house in Sonoma, the last thing Alan and I ever expected was to get into the Indian spice business. We earn our living as screenwriters...
by The Colors Of Indian Cooking on Mar 17, 2016

Thandai Masala Powder Recipe, How to make Homemade Thandai Masala Powder

Thandai Masala recipe with step by step photos – Here’s a recipe of a healthy masala thandai powder that was made at home. It has a unique flavor of taste and a fresh aroma also. It is a blend of spices, specifically for to use of sweet desserts...
by Homemade Recipes on Mar 13, 2016

Thandai Masala Powder Recipe, How to make Homemade Thandai Masala Powder

Thandai Masala recipe with step by step photos – Here’s a recipe of a healthy masala thandai powder that was made at home. It has a unique flavor of taste and a fresh aroma also. It is a blend of spices, specifically for to use of sweet desserts...
by Homemade Recipes on Mar 13, 2016

Mumbai Delights

I decided to try more spicy cuisine that night. Do you like indian spices? Here we were at Mumbai Delights, Plaza Mont Kiara to try out the famous authentic North India street food. Are you craving for street food? Please Click HERE for FULL ARTICLE...
by Sunshine Kelly on Jul 8, 2015

Achari Masala or Indian Pickle Spice Mix

  Achari Masala or Indian Pickle Spice Mix is a typical North Indian spice blend especially prepared for making Indian Achar or Indian Pickle. Apart from Pickles “Achari Masala” is also used to make differet Gravy based Achari recipe...
by Debjanir Rannaghar on Feb 12, 2015

Chettinad Fish Fry | Meen Varuval Recipe | Fish Recipes

Chettinad Fish Fry or Chettinad Meen Varuval is fish fry in Chettinad style made with freshly made fish masala powder. I have posted the Chettinad Fish Masala recently and now it's time to share this easy yet delicious fish fry recipe. Chettinad non...
by Indian Khana on Feb 1, 2015

Pav bhaji

After so much of nagging to make some snacks ,i made one more chat for evening..Both hubby and hansika merasal fied with soft buns and delicious bhaji masala.I had no clue i could make so soft cottony light buns at home.Its wordless to say how fresh...
by Priya's Feast on Jan 24, 2015

Mulo Shaag Bhaja/Sautéed Radish Greens (Two Ways)

    We have had a really good summer so far. Milder than the past few years with quite a few summer rains.   Summer rain… the sound rings in happiness for me. The smell of wet soil as the large drops disappear in to the hot, t...
by eCurry on Aug 6, 2014

turmeric spice-seed almond cookies

My earliest memory of cookies are not fond ones. I blame it all on my kindergarten "Sports Day" (aka worst time of the school year) where we'd have to run across the field and pick up a cookie off a bench, eat it and then run back to the other bench...
by A Brown Table on Apr 4, 2014

Authentic Beef Massaman Curry Recipe

An authentic beef Massaman curry is my favourite kind of Thai curry. It’s the earthiness of Southern Thailand’s Massaman curry that makes this the most moreish of all curries. While the prep list is long and the cooking time requires the patience...
by grantourismo on Apr 3, 2014

Gaeng Hang Lay Moo Curry – Northern Thai Pork Belly Curry Recipe

Of all the curries in Thailand, this Northern Thai pork belly curry called Gaeng Hang Lay Moo must be the most decadent and moreish of all. It’s a red curry on spice steroids and the extra kick and spice, as well as the richness of the pork b...
by grantourismo on Feb 2, 2014

Indian Spiced Chicken Strips

      What was meant to be a meal of spice marinated kebabs ended up garbed and coated to become these golden brown chicken strips.     I had marinated the chicken tenderloins to make the Murgh Malai Tikka Kebab. But the da...
by eCurry on Jan 20, 2014

Stuffed Mushrooms in Creamy Tomato Sauce

  Happy New Year to all my readers, friends and family! Another beautiful year is upon us; a clean canvas to write on and make memories. We wish you all the best.     The past couple of weeks went by comfortably for us, close in each...
by eCurry on Jan 3, 2014

Indian Spices Board Recruitment 2013

Indian Spices Board Vacancies 2013 : Indian Spices Board, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt.of India, Kochi has issued Notification for Recruitment of 25 various posts, eligible candidates can apply through online. Important Dates to Rememb...
by Government Jobs on Dec 16, 2013

Prawn Do Pyaza: Prawns cooked in Onion Sauce

    Today we have succulent prawns nestled in a sauce cooked with plenty of onions. Do Pyaza are typically the Indian dishes where either meat, vegetables or seafood is cooked with plenty of onions.       Growing up, Do Py...
by eCurry on Oct 7, 2013

Fish Masala Curry

Unlike Meat, I never get tired of Fish. I can have it every day. I keep trying new recipes with Fish and a few days back, I was reminded of the Fish Masala which was served for our Wedding Reception. I didn’t have the exact recipe but decided t...
by Kerala Recipes on Sep 25, 2013

Runner Beans Stir Fry with Fruits and Nuts (Beans Mezhukkupuratti) – satisfying!!

Get this all-star, easy-to-follow, Kerala style Beans with loads of flavour. Bright and crisp snake Beans (aka. Chinese Beans) with crushed dried red Chilli and a generous topping of Cashew Nuts,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
by chackos kitchen on May 23, 2013

Easy Chicken Curry In A Hurry

We have another great recipe from our resident British Chef at Heart Nicola who is spicing it up in the kitchen with Indian Curry one of my favourites. This curry recipe is just full of love and wonderful Indian spices that every kitchen should have...
by CanadianBudgetBinder on May 5, 2013


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