Dry dates are basically dates without the moisture which make them look harder and shriveled; these are also used for religious purposes during festivals in Indian households. In addition, they are excellent energy boosters and a powerhouse of vitamins and minerals that can help you regain good health.
Made from the ground dry-roasted skins of red chillies Natco Chilli powder can be used generously in a wide variety of Indian dishes. It is extremely hot and adds heat and red colour to dishes. Buy online in Uk from JustHaat Grocery Store. Available in 500g, 1kg, 2kg, 5kg, 10kg, packing.
A tropical herb of the ginger family. A colourful, mildly aromatic and versatile spice used in most Indian dishes. Use sparingly.
Turmeric keeps for only a few months so replace regularly.
Available in 1Kg bag.