If you love Indian food you will want to make this sweet, spicy, tangy tamarind date chutney. It is surprisingly easy to make with just a few common spices.
Curry leaves add a mysterious aroma and flavor to Indian dals and stews, meats and vegetable masalas, pickles, and pakoras. Grow your own curry leaf plant!
Coconut in all its forms adds richness and nutty sweetness to both sweet or savory dishes. Perfect with curries for meat, lentils or vegetables, or as a foundation for pudding, as in rice or chocolate, ice cream, custard, and panna cotta.
Kerala garam masala is fragrant with fennel, star anise, and mace. Make this spice blend and take your cooking to the next level. Perfect for stews, curries, eggs, rice, and dals.
Here is a comprehensive list of food substitutions. Some can easily be swapped, and some can be made, so hopefully, we all can save a trip to the grocery store.