Currying F(L)avour: These Brands Make Cooking The Perfect Curry As Easy As 1-2-3

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    Who doesn't like a good Indian curry. And if you love whipping up a hearty fish curry or maybe a delicious butter chicken gravy but really don't have the time to make one from scratch, ready-to-cook pastes and masalas from these brands make it easy as 1-2-3. 

    Masala Tokri

    Masala Tokri

    Available on LBB

    Masala Tokri's curry masala is made with organic spices that are freshly pounded and ground in their own chakkis. We're fans of their aromatic blends and a pinch or two of their masalas definitely add the flavour you need to make that curry pop.

    What we like: Goan Fish Curry Masala

    Price: INR 140 upwards for masalas

    Tasty Tales

    Tasty Tales

    Available on LBB

    Home-cooked food tastes best right? And that's the inspo behind Tasty Tales, translating those amazing home-style masalas into convenient and ready-to-cook masalas and pastes to get that same flavour in your own home. Just add water, a protein and any additional instructions. Cook for 10-15 mins and voila!

    What we like: Amritsari Mutton Curry & Goan Chicken Cafreal

    Price: INR 240 for a pack of two

    The Prodigal Farms

    The Prodigal Farms is all about living a sustainable and chemical-free lifestyle. Their products are 100% natural, handcrafted and chemical free. They have spreads, pickles, sauces and pastes that you can choose from.

    What we like: Chettinad Curry Paste

    Price: INR 195 upwards

    El The Cook

    El The Cook

    Available on LBB

    El The Cook has a wide range of masalas, spice blends and ready-to-cook meals that make cooking Indian food oh so easy. We're fans of their selection of stone-ground Goan spice blends from Chicken Xacuti to Cafreal Powder. Their masalas are free of MSG and artificial colours and flavours.

    What we like: Chole Masala & Essential 21 Spices Box

    Price: INR 160 onwards

    Lily Aunty's Masalas

    Lily Aunty's

    Available Online

    Just the name alone is enough to fill you with a sense of homeliness, right? If you love regional masalas from Andhra, Mangalore, Goa and Kerela, this one is for you. Their ready-to-use masalas and pastes will have you whipping up delish home-style curries in no time. 

    What we like: Lily Aunty's Mangalore Ghee Roast Masala & Sunday Curry Masala

    Curry Tree

    Curry Tree

    Available Online

    Curry Tree's got a selection of sauces that are ready to use and great when you have no time at all to do any prep. They've got options like Kerela Roast and Chettinad Masala Paste that are ready to simmer in 3 easy steps. Just mix the paste with water, a protein of your choice and simmer as per the directions.

    What we like: Kerela Roast & Cafreal Paste

    Pro-Tip:

    If you've found your kitchen mojo and want to whip up some more recipes, these masalas will get you there. We also love these organic stores for healthy essentials. You can also make kitchen time more fun and faster with these awesome gadgets!