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