Indian Spices

I realized that I had never quite understood why Indian spices were such a big deal in the history of trade and business. It is after visiting places outside India that I realized just what a blessing Indian spices are for the food. How nicely does it takes away the blandness of raw taste of things, how nicely does its aroma arouse you appetite, what tempting colours does it give to your food. I bow to thee!

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Jaya Jha is an entrepreneur, a techie, a writer and a poet. She was born and brought up in various towns of Bihar and Jharkhand. A graduate of IIT Kanpur and IIM Lucknow, she realized early on that the corporate world was not her cup of tea. In 2008, she started, one of the first print-on-demand publishing platform in India. She currently lives in Bangalore and divides her time between writing and working on her company's latest product InstaScribe ( with a vision to make it the best e-book creation tool. Blog: Twitter: @jayajha Facebook:

4 thoughts on “Indian Spices

  1. I remember one indian masala called “Panchforan”. it consists of 5 ingredients. Once you fry ur food (especially dal) with it, it makes ur food yummmy!!! I saw many ppl using it in my village.
    Is it available in bangalore?

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