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Panch Phoron

Panch Phoron

Panch phoron, literally means five fried, is a spice blend made from five whole spice seeds. Panch phoron is very popular in the eastern India. It is integral part of Bengali, Assamese, and Oriya cuisines. Usually this mixture of five spices are fried in ghee or oil, which is known as Phoron in Bengali. After drying, the mixture is added to vegetables or dal. Sometimes it is often used with Bengali fish. In general, following fives spices are mixed in equal portion to get panch phoron.
Nigella seed
Black Mustard seed
Fennel seed
Celery Seed (Radhuni) or Cumin Seed

Also spelled as Panch Furon, Panch Phuron.

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