Made from the skins of dried chilies. It is extremely hot and an essential base for all vindaloo recipes, providing considerable zest and flavor. Please note that chili powder is also known as cayenne pepper. This is to distinguish it from the Mexican 'chili' variety which contains cumin, garlic, and oregano.
Seeraga Samba rice is the traditional rice in southern India and is very aromatic. The tiny-grained seeraga samba gets its name from its resemblance to cumin and is the most expensive rice grown. It is very much used for making Biriyani. When cooked properly, seerage samba rice is fluffy and loose.
This Jeera Khichiya contains rice and edible flour, papad khar, salt, asafoetida, edible vegetable oil and other spices and is ideal as a tea-time snack.
• Can be fried, roasted or microwaved
• Easy to digest
• Less spicy
• Evenly pressed
Vigna mungo is known as Urad Dal, black gram, black lentil. It is largely used to make dal from the whole or split, dehusked seeds. The bean is boiled and eaten whole or, after splitting, made into dal; prepared like this it has an unusual mucilaginous texture. The main ingredient in Dal Makhani