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This will be the perfect
addition to your Indian pantry!!! This top-quality stainless steel
Traditional Masala Dabba or Indian Spice Box has a special inner
lid and nestled inside the box are seven
stainless steel spice containers. It comes with a stainless steel
spoon too for easy dispensing. Fill them with your spices or your
favorite spice blends.
to add functionality to your kitchen and yet cook stylishly?
This top-quality Masala Dabba (spice box) is made for you. Made
of 100% Highly Polished Authentic Heavy Gauge Stainless Steel it
comes with 7 highly polished
inner compartments and is topped with a stainless steel lid. Also
included are 7 Aluminum tins with 7 Indian Spices. Spices
included : Red Chili powder, Turmeric powder, Cumin seeds, Cumin
powder, Coriander seeds, Coriander powder, Black Mustard seeds
Each tin can
comes filled to the brim with spices and is labeled
for you. Stack them up in your spice cabinet.
Easy to see and easy to use. Each custom blend
Masala has a distinctly unique flavor, and is made
from only the finest ingredients.
labeled !!! They are packed in a glossy black box and
tied with a bright red grosgrain ribbon. Makes a great
Did you know that
Turmeric has antiseptic qualities or that cumin helps in
been mentioned in the age old Hindu scriptures called the
Vedas and have also been seen mentioned in the ancient Egyptian
papyruses and the Old Testament. It was the Romans that actually
discovered their culinary possibilities. Besides their intrinsic
qualities of healing and preservation, spices have always been
believed to have magical qualities.
Did you know
that spices like red chilies, green chilies and limes were used to
cast spells? The word spice comes
from the Old French word espice and the Latin root which
means "a commodity of value and distinction".
Historians tell us that spices were often more valuable than gold
or precious stones, and the trade of spices has been an
extraordinarily influential factor in shaping the history of the
Did you know
that hot spices release endorphins, the body’s natural
painkillers, giving rise to pleasurable and even euphoric
sensations. Ahh!!! Now that is one reason to add spices and easy
Indian recipes to your repertoire of daily meals!
for Storing and Using Spices and Herbs
spices in a cool, dark place. Humidity, light and heat will cause
herbs and spices to lose their flavor more quickly. Although the
most convenient place for your spice rack may be above your stove,
moving your spices to a different location may keep them fresh
longer. As a general
rule, herbs and ground spices will retain their best flavors for a
year. Whole spices may last for 3 to 5 years. Proper storage should
result in longer freshness times. Click here for