India is fragrant with the smell of spices that create its authenticity. The huge range of spices that we can find here is the secret of the dishes that attract people all across the globe. Our vast ingredients are meant to garnish the warmth of the dishes.
It is popularly believed that our powerful brain and health, which are the key to our globally recognizable success, are the outcome of the usage of the right amount of important spices in our diet.
Indians eat simple but power-packed meal. India’s every state has its authentic food and spices, like Rajasthan is well known for red chilli powder.
These unique quality spices have made India a prominent name in the world of export business. very naturally, the demand for Indian spices is incredibly high. Every year, NRIs search and spend for these spices just to add that country’s flavour to their dishes. That’s why you need these spices in your kitchen to get back that authenticity abroad.
Some of the most important spices are, cardamom, cinnamon, clove, black pepper, red chilli powder, turmeric, saffron, cumin, etc.
The spices we have mentioned, are an integral part of Indian food. A true Indian can’t even imagine the fish curry without cumin paste or Pulav without freshly fragrant cinnamon. Turmeric, which is a very common ingredient of maximum Indian food, holds a medicinal value. Saffron holds the purity of food, it further gives us prosperous health.
Indian pickles are seasoned with different types of dried spices and taste heavenly.
The right amount of spices adds a distinct nature to your cooking which also gives you a healthy and happy diet.
Moreover, Indian spices hold amazing medicinal values.
Medical articles of Charaka and Sushruta II referenced spices and herbs. Sushruta II also tried spices and herbs such as cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, turmeric, and pepper for curing purposes. Spices such as cardamom, ginger, black pepper, cumin, and mustard seed were included in ancient herbal medicines for several types of fitness advantages. In the famous Indian ‘paan’ or betel leaves, spices such as cloves and cardamom are wrapped along with betel- nuts in betel leaves and munched after meals to increase the flow of saliva and aid digestion.
So we can see, how valuable Indian spices are and their influence on the body and mind. There should be a need for a shelf containing Indian spices in your kitchen cabinet.
This festive season, while staying far away from native land, NRIs would surely love to bring the Indian aroma to their dining table. Honestly, there is not a better time than this festive season for this.