The Teekha Factor: Spices That Make Your Food Hotter

The Teekha Factor: Spices That Make Your Food Hotter

Go beyond the red chilli powder and experiment with the flavour profiles of other spices in your pantry to make your food spicier.

Finishing Touches for Every Meal

Finishing Touches for Every Meal

India is home to some of the most exquisite garnishes that not only make a dish look regal but also come with a number of health benefits. One of the most extensively used seasonings is garam masala. Garam masala powder has many variations depending on the region it comes from. It is mostly made from a blend of condiments such as coriander, cumin, cardamom, cloves, black pepper, cinnamon and nutmeg. These spices are known to generate heat in your body leaving you with a warm feeling.
Delicious Desi Mushroom Dishes

Delicious Desi Mushroom Dishes

Mushrooms are commonly used in continental cooking and are well loved due to their rich taste and meaty texture. They are rich in protein, fibre, minerals and vitamins. Agaricus bisporus or the button mushroom which is most commonly available in India has a protein content of 33.48%. Other common varieties here are shiitake mushrooms and the paddy straw mushroom with protein contents of 32.93 % and 37.5 % respectively.
Garam Masala – A Power Packed Spice Blend

Garam Masala – A Power Packed Spice Blend

Garam masala – the classic spice blend that makes Indian dals, stews, subzis and biryanis come to life! This warm and earthy spice blend lends your dish bags of flavour and gives it an authenticity. What’s more, the impeccable amalgamation of spices and condiments heightens your cooking style, provides a whole host of surprising health benefits and saves loads of time too.

One Pot Magic: Lockdown Meals Done Healthy

One Pot Magic: Lockdown Meals Done Healthy

This Lockdown, take that comfortable road to nutritious recipes – stocked with protein, carbs, minerals, fibre and healthy fats – all cooked in one single pot! No hassle of washing heaps of vessels – and all the nutrition kept intact!

Learn these healthy quick-to-cook one pot recipes – make things interesting in this Lockdown phase!

A Deeper Look at Indian Spices with Luke Coutinho

A Deeper Look at Indian Spices with Luke Coutinho

Let’s imagine a typical spice box that’s commonly found in Indian households. It’s full of vibrant colours, aromas, and tastes. Containing spices like turmeric, jeera (cumin), ajwain (carom seeds), heeng (asafoetida), black pepper, clove, elaichi (cardamom), and many more, this spice box is a complete medicine kit, too. These spices, apart from making our daily meals delicious, can also take care of our immunity, digestion, gut health, acidity, inflammation, pains, metabolism, fat-loss, blood sugar management, lipid control, blood pressure, etc.
Spices: Who’s the hottest of them all?

Spices: Who’s the hottest of them all?

Spices are the soul of Indian cooking. The sharp zing, mouthwatering aroma, the tempting colors, all synonymous with Indian food, owe their fame to spices.