8 Indian Spices You Can Use in Everyday Cooking
The fragrant spices commonly used in Indian cuisine give dishes amazing flavor and an unmatched richness that makes for food that’s as beautiful as it is delicious.Reader's Digest Editors
As a fragrant, flavorful spice; cardamom is used in Indian meat, vegetables, chai, and sweet dishes throughout the country's diverse cuisine. Try adding cardamom seeds or ground cardamom to your favorite rice or bread pudding recipe for a fragrant change from the ordinary.
Known for its anti-inflammatory properties, turmeric is popularly used in Indian curries and chutney. The pungent flavor and bright yellow-orange color makes it a powerful addition to any meal. Try adding turmeric to poultry and vegetable dishes for flavor and fragrance.