Love Diaspora Co? Bookmark These 8 Spice Brands As Well

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    Indian spices are one of the best spices and with international brand Diaspora Co making everyone rave about pepper and a 200 dollar masala dabba, we thought why not look at our homegrown spice brands in India. From Malabar Pepper to Sichuan Peppercorns, and Recheado Masala to Sambhar Masala, these brands will make your pantry the ultimate spice hub. Oh and folks, we're skipping on the MDH Masalas, Everest Spices, Badshah and MTR, simply because you already know them. 

    Orika

    Orika Spices

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    Premium spices, spice blends, and seasonings are what you need to add to your cart from Orika. We love their spice blends and seasonings that include Schzewan, Peri Peri, Hyderabadi Biryani, the good old Garam Masala, and a Fiery Chilli Marinade. You can pick up spices such as black pepper powder and chilli powder as well as whole spices such as cumin and coriander. 

    Salz & Aroma

    Salz & Aroma

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    If you are like us who likes to have their products free of chemicals and preservatives, then Salz & Aroma does exactly that with their range of Indian kitchen staple spices. Everything is natural and there's no dye added to make the red chilli powder look redder or turmeric powder more golden. You can pick up amchur, cumin, saunf, Kasuri methi, star anise, cardamom, and black salt. The best part is they come in shakers and jars for easy storage and use. 

    Masala Tokri

    Masala Tokri

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    When the brand name has the word masala in it, you'd expect spice blends, right? Masala Tokri offers just that and more. You can pick up premium and authentic masalas such as Goan Fish Curry Masala, Mumbai Pav Bhaji Masala, Awadhi Biryani Masala, Sambhar Masala, Kitchen King Masala, and Pindi Chole Masala. Everything you need to have a pan-India cooking masala range. You can also pick up the holy trinity of chilli-turmeric-garam masala powders. 

    El The Cook

    El The Cook

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    For those who do not have the time to make masala and marinades from scratch, let El The Cook take care of that. Our favourites are the Goan masala blends -- Xacuti, Recheado, and Cafreal -- because they remind us of the Goan beach shacks we ate all these dishes from. Apart from these, you can also get biryani masala as well as ready to add tadka for all your curries and rice -- dal tadka to lemon rice tadka.  

    GI Tagged

    GI Tagged

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    When you want to cook with the real deal, nothing like getting spices that have a GI Tag. GI Tag or Geographical Indications Tag is a recognition that these products are from a particular place and cannot be replicated anywhere else in the world with exact uniqueness from where it's originated from. So from GI Tagged you can buy GI tagged spices such as Guntur Sannam Chillis, Nagaland's Bhut Jolokia, Alleppey Green Cardamom from Kerala, Waigaon Turmeric, and Malabar Black Pepper. 

    Nihkan

    While spices aren't exactly what's on offer, Nihkan makes your cooking easy especially when you are in a hurry with their ready-to-use powders. Pick up onion, tomato, ginger, green chilli, and garlic powders and making cooking hassle-free and without needing to chop or peel veggies. The best part is that all the flavours are intact. 

    Praakritik

    Praakritik

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    Praakritik has you covered when it comes to anything staples and spices. They are a certified organic and fair trade company, and you can buy spices such as whole black pepper, chilli powder, jeera powder, ajwain, saunf, and superfoods such as Himalayan pink salt, moringa powder and coconut sugar. We've their organic garam masala and tea masala. 

    Dryfii

    Dryfii

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    Forget spices, the ingredients that make up a spice, herbs, veggies and fruit is what Dryfii has powdered and dehydrated versions of. We're not kidding, think ginger power, potato powder, curry leave powder, pineapple or tomato powder too! Mint, lemon, orange peel, kasuri methi, white and red onion -- the list goes on. These powders act as flavour enhancers, just like spices and the best part, they're organic!

    Be sure to check out our entire spice and condiments range on Shop On LBB.