Ahmed Pickles contain fresh fruits and vegetables, preserved in salt, mustard oil and vinegar with spices. The typical Bengali pickle tastes sour and hot/sweet. Most pickles are hot and some are spicy. Ahmed Pickles are best used as accompaniments to traditional main dishes such as Khichuri, Rice and Meat & Vegetables and also make tasty appetisers.
Green Cardamoms, a member of the ginger family, has a sweet, piquant and highly aromatic flavour and is one of the essential spices of Indian food. Try adding a pod of Cardamom to a pot of coffee or tea for an aromatic flavour or grind pods and add when baking your favourite pasties, buns and apple pie.
Fenugreek is an annual plant in the family Fabaceae, with leaves consisting of three small obovate to oblong leaflets. It is cultivated worldwide as a semi-arid crop. Its seeds and its leaves are common ingredients in dishes from South and Central Asia.