Indian Spices

  • Tumeric and Tumeric Powder

    Specifications :

    Botanical Name
    : Curcuma Longa L
    Family Name: Zingiberaceae
    Hindi Name : Haldi
    Past Used : Rhizome, Leaf
    Turmeric is the dried root of curcuma Longa. It has a tough brown skin and bright orange flesh. It is a major ingredient in curry powder.

    Color and Taste - The Turmeric Powder shall have its characteristic yellow colour, taste & flavour. It shall be free from musty odour.
    Tumeric Powder : Turmeric (Haldi ) Powder shall be prepared by grinding clean and dry turmeric.

  • Coriander Seeds
    Botanical Name : Coriander Sativum
    Family Name : Apiaceae
    Hindi Name : Dhania
    Past Used : Leaf & Seed
    Aroma and Taste : The seeds are warm, mild and sweetish

  • Feenel Seeds

    Botanical Name : Foeniculum vulgare
    Family Name : Apiaceae
    Hindi Name : Saunf
    Past Used : Fruit
    Fennel yields both a herb and a spice.
    India and Egypt are Primary countries of origin.

    Harvest times- India – February /March
    Aroma and Taste : Similar to wild anise. Other names are Common Fennel, Florence Fennel, Large Fennel, Sweet Fennel, Wild Fennel.

  • Fenugreek Seeds

    Botanical Name : Trigonella foenum-graecum
    Family Name : Fabaceae
    Hindi Name : Methi
    Past Used : Seed
    Fennel yields both a herb and a spice.
    India and Egypt are Primary countries of origin.

    Harvest times - India – February /March
    Aroma and taste : powerful ,aromatic and bittersweet, like burnt sugar. There is a aftertaste, similer to celery or lovage.r to celery or lovage

  • Mustard Seeds
    Botanical Name : Brassica juncea
    Family Name : Brassicaceae
    Hindi Name : Rai
    Past Used : Seed
  • Cumin Seeds

    Botanical Name : Cuminum Cyminum L.
    Family Name : Apiaceae ( Umbelliferae)
    Hindi Name : Jeera
    Past Used : Fruit
    Cumin, Cuminum cyminum L. also known as cuminum
    Odorum salisb, is a small annul herb. India is one of the largest cumin exporter.

    Harvest times- India – During March/April
    Aroma and taste : The smell of cumin is quite Pronounced; strong and heavy. Cumin seeds have a Strong, bitter taste. Its pungent flavor can persist for a long time.