common ingredients & what you need to know


Not everything is a spice. Sometimes it is a lesser known ingredient that requires special care - a fruit, a vegetable or more. On this page you will find an assortment of notes about special ingredients used in Indian cooking. Browse through, you might find recipes attached to them as well. Check back often, as we all know - there are so many mystery ingredients to discover!

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Nandita Godbole

Once a botanist & landscape architect.

Now a personal chef & author, an artist, graphic designer, blogger & poet. 


Loves freshly brewed chai, the crisp salty ocean breeze, watching monsoon rains & walking barefoot through cold mountain streams. 


Believes in the strength, positivity of the human spirit. Is spiritual but not a fanatic. 


Mom of one. Two, if she counts her husband.