Since India as a country is so large, Indian culinary ingredients are directly related to the availability of products in each region. Masala (spice) is used in the majority of Indian dishes. Although the exact spices for a specific dish vary by chef, their choices for what spices to include are standard across Indian cuisine. Common herbs and spices include bay leaves, black pepper, cardamom, chili pepper, cinnamon, cloves, coriander, cumin, fennel, fenugreek, garlic, ginger, mustard seed and turmeric.
Culinary practices also vary in Indian cooking and restaurants. Common Indian condiments include: Read more