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5 Essential Spices Every Kitchen Must Have

5 Essential Spices Every Kitchen Must Have

Spices should be the foundation of your cooking. They transform any dish into a tasty and a flavourful treat, bringing more life to even the simplest ingredients. Explore the five must-have spices that every kitchen must-have.

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9 SURPRISING BENEFITS OF HING OR ASAFOETIDA

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9 SURPRISING BENEFITS OF HING OR ASAFOETIDA

Hing often smells like a combination of sulfur and onions to those who are unacquainted with this pungent spice. But a pinch of it does wonders and adds that umami to Indian cooking. The tadka or tempering made with ghee for Indian dishes like Dal (lentil) is incomplete without it. A dash of this humble spice makes the dish more flavorsome and fragrant. What is Hing or Asafoetida? Hing or Asafoetida is the dried and powdered resin which is extracted from several species of Ferula, native to Afghanistan and its neighbouring regions. It has a lot of interesting names like...

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