Everything about Indian Spices and Herbs

by Devendra Kumar Article
Indian food, the name itself creates an aura of number of spices resulting in mouth watering cuisines. Indian food had gained popularity all over the globe just because of the remarkable cooking spices. Some spices are used as mixtures while some are used in blended form. The spice mixtures can be created by dry roasting the spices while the spice blends are ground finely by using a mortar or a pestle.

These Indian spices are so in demand today that the cooking spices companies are earning a very good scale of profit. They also provide the cooking spices catalogs as India is rich in spices and people do often got confused about them. There are a lot of spices and herbs used in cooking but some of them are used more commonly as compared to others.

  • Whole Spices- The whole spices are purely the natural spices made out of dried dormant seeds, barks, leaves and roots full of oil and having a magical spice flavor within. These include green cardamom, turmeric finger, red chili, fenugreek leaves etc. The whole spices also have a longer life than the packaged ones and even healthier. Today also a number of Indian households bought whole spices and then ground them. These spices also have a great medicinal value like reducing blood sugar level, digestive benefits, improving immunity etc.

  • Ground Spices-These are the whole spices that are ground up to a powder form. These can be a mixture o spices ground together or may be a singly spice powder. It generally includes turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder etc. These are very minutely blended to create a fine texture. Most of the companies produce this type of spices.

  • Seed Spices- The seed spices are the herbs whose dried fruits, seeds or flowers are used as spices. These are obtained from high value crops and can also be cultivated in limited water. It generally includes cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, fennel seeds, ajwain, celery etc. The seed spices are also of great economic significance. The cooking spices exporters at the time of global recession added a major contribution in the development of the country.

  • Turmeric Powder- Often known as Haldi, is the most common Indian spice providing ample of health benefits. It gives yellow color to the food and can be used either as a whole or as a ground spice. It is full of anti-oxidants and proves to be very efficient during cold. It also aids to beautify the skin naturally.

  • Masala- It is the mixture of spices which are cooked in oil. It adds a different taste to Indian food. This mixture of spices has been introduced in the market as Garam Masala.

There are various categories of the cooking spices suppliers. The cooking spice manufacturers are the major source of the supply chain. They completely analyze the product, research and develop on it and then produce a particular spice effectively. The cooking spice wholesalers are known for purchasing the spices in bulk, storing and selling them in smaller quantities. The cooking spice traders work independently and sell their final product.

Indian spices are not difficult to deal with; it is all about cooking and mixing them in right way and in a right amount.

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