India is known as the ‘land of spices’. India is the top producer of more than 50% of the spices in the world. Spices are part and parcel of the Indian tradition. Most of the spices have acquired great value in the customs being followed by the people in the country. For example, the spice turmeric is considered as a mandatory ingredient in all the customs, traditions and ceremonies in the India. The Hindu religion makes use of turmeric in Pujas (prayers) and marriages. Its usage signifies good fortune.
Therefore, it is evident how these spices are valued in the country. Indian dishes are popular worldwide because of the unique combination of spices used. The hot and spicy flavor is the dominating flavor in the traditional Indian cuisine. Indians are found to use spices in their daily diet. The spices available in India are very unique and are the most sought over species all across the world. These traditional spices are what which makes the Indian cuisine the most favorite for food buffs all across the world. This makes a set of native Indian spices a best gift for the ideal occasions.
An Indian spice set consists of the native Indian spices which are used in daily cooking by Indians.
This spice set consists of the following spices:
- Dried red chilies
- Turmeric powder
- Cumin seeds
- Mustard seeds
- Coriander seeds
- Garam masala powder
Many online retailers sell this combination of spices as a set, which is neatly packed in airtight boxes. As these spices have long shelf life, these can be stored for longer period and can be easily used by beginners or professionals in cooking.