and Indian Cooking
someone thinks of spices, often Indian
cooking comes to their mind. Indian cooking
is well known for its creative use of
spices. Using more than ten different
spices while cooking a recipe is not considered
an excessive use of spices in Indian cooking.
A typical Indian dish uses a different
kind of spice to add the flavor of the
food. A result should always be subtle
aroma and flavor to food rather than assault
to your senses.
are used in Indian food in many ways.
Spices may be used ground or whole, fried
or roasted, dry or as paste, at
the end or in the beginning of the cooking,
alone or with combination. The style of
cooking and thus, the use of spices depend
on a particular region in India. However,
the spices most often used spice through
out the India are Turmeric, Cumin, Black
Pepper, Mustard Seeds, Cardamom, Cloves,
Fennel Seeds, Ginger, Garlic and Chilies.