Masala

There are many different types of masala recipes, each with their own unique history. Masala is a term used to describe a mixture of spices, and these recipes usually contain a combination of both dried and fresh spices. The most common spices used in masala recipes include chili peppers, black pepper, cloves, cardamom, cumin, and ginger.

Masala recipes have their origins in Indian cuisine, and the word “masala” itself is derived from the Sanskrit word “mixture”. These recipes were originally created as a way to add flavor to food without using salt, which was scarce in India at the time. Over the centuries, masala recipes have evolved and become more complex, as different regions of India began to develop their own unique spice blends.

Today, masala recipes are enjoyed all over the world, and are used to flavor both traditional Indian dishes and more modern fusion cuisine. These recipes can be adapted to suit any taste, and can be made as mild or as spicy as you like. Whether you’re looking to add some flavor to your cooking or simply want to try something new, masala recipes are a great place to start.

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Recipes

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Turkey Tikka Masala

  • MASALA
  • lemon juice
  • basmati rice
  • garam masala
  • paprika
  • tomato
  • bay leaf
  • onion
  • salt
  • red pepper flake
  • heavy cream
  • ginger
  • tomato paste
  • serrano pepper
  • cilantro
  • ghee
  • garlic
  • cardamom
  • MARINADE
  • yogurt
  • paprika
  • salt
  • garam masala
  • coriander
  • cumin
  • turkey
  • ginger
  • turmeric
  • garlic
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Chicken Tikka Masala

  • rice
  • cilantro
  • oil
  • yogurt
  • water
  • chicken thigh
  • fenugreek
  • garam masala
  • salt
  • garlic
  • ginger
  • heavy cream
  • black pepper
  • ginger garlic paste
  • canola oil
  • tomato paste
  • olive oil
  • paprika
  • serrano pepper
  • butter
  • ginger garlic paste
  • tomato
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Aloo Masala (Spiced Potatoes)

  • urad dal
  • ginger
  • green finger chile
  • onion
  • cumin seed
  • salt
  • lemon
  • cilantro
  • black mustard seed
  • turmeric
  • oil
  • cashew
  • yukon gold potato
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Chicken Tikka Masala

  • yogurt
  • whipping cream
  • butter
  • cinnamon
  • garam masala
  • cumin
  • paprika
  • tomato sauce
  • jalapeno chile
  • ginger
  • chicken
  • salt
  • cilantro
  • lemon juice
  • black pepper
  • coriander
  • red pepper
  • garlic
  • bamboo skewer
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Classic Masala Dosa

  • DOSA BATTER
  • vegetable oil
  • fenugreek seed
  • urad dal
  • salt
  • short grain rice
  • POTATO FILLING
  • ginger
  • mustard seed
  • onion
  • yellow potato
  • cilantro
  • cumin seed
  • salt
  • turmeric
  • asafetida
  • hot red pepper
  • green chile
  • ghee
  • garlic
  • curry
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Chicken Tikka Masala

  • garam masala
  • paprika
  • vegetable oil
  • cumin
  • salt
  • salt
  • sugar
  • onion
  • cream
  • oil
  • yoghurt
  • tomato passata
  • water
  • cardomon powder
  • cayenne pepper
  • cayenne pepper
  • black pepper
  • ginger
  • coriander
  • lemon juice
  • turmeric
  • vegetable oil
  • butter
  • butter
  • garlic
  • garlic
  • chicken thigh
  • basmati rice
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Chicken Masala

  • white rice
  • salt
  • pea
  • light coconut milk
  • garam masala seasoning
  • garlic
  • tomato
  • chicken soup cream
  • all purpose flour
  • canola oil1 onion
  • chicken breast without skin
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Black-Eyed Pea Masala With Kale

  • sourdough bread
  • salt
  • garam masala
  • turmeric
  • tomato
  • ginger
  • tuscan
  • onion
  • cayenne powder
  • olive oil
  • coriander
  • black eyed pea
  • garlic
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Chickpea and Artichoke Masala

  • cilantro
  • salt
  • lime juice
  • cumin seed
  • coriander
  • onion
  • artichoke heart
  • chickpea
  • garlic
  • ginger
  • water
  • garam masala
  • canola oil
  • yogurt
  • paprika
  • turmeric
  • ginger garlic paste
  • tomato
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Pollo tikka masala

  • aglio spicchio
  • aglio spicchi
  • cipolle bianche
  • coriandolo
  • cumino
  • curcuma
  • garam masala
  • olio extravergine 'oliva
  • panna fresca liquida
  • paprika affumicata
  • passata di pomodoro
  • peperoncino fresco
  • petto di pollo
  • sale fino pizzico
  • sale fino
  • succo di lime andfrac12
  • yogurt greco
  • zenzero fresco
  • zucchero di canna
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Chaat Masala

  • coriander seed
  • mint
  • ajwain seed
  • fennel seed
  • ginger
  • black pepper
  • mango powder
  • asafetida powder
  • black salt powder
  • cumin seed
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Authentic Indian Prawn Masala

  • salt
  • ginger paste
  • lemon juice
  • cumin
  • cilantro
  • red chili powder
  • turmeric
  • water
  • onion
  • tomato
  • garlic paste
  • garam masala
  • coriander
  • green chily
  • oil
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Vegan Tofu Tikka Masala

  • lemon juice
  • oil
  • olive oil
  • tomato
  • firm tofu
  • chili powder
  • cumin
  • garam masala
  • paprika
  • salt
  • turmeric
  • soy yogurt
  • soy yogurt
  • tofu marinade
  • vegan tikka sauce
  • cilantro
  • rice
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Chicken Tikka Masala

  • salt
  • yogurt
  • coriander
  • cumin
  • red wine vinegar
  • smoked paprika
  • tomato paste
  • lemon zest
  • onion
  • chicken
  • ginger
  • heavy cream
  • cinnamon
  • cilantro
  • tomato
  • butter
  • vegetable oil
  • cayenne pepper
  • garam masala
  • garlic
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Chicken Tikka Masala

  • salt
  • tikka masala sauce
  • heavy cream
  • yogurt
  • honey
  • salt
  • butter
  • fenugreek
  • lemon juice
  • ginger
  • tandoori masala
  • pasta sauce
  • butter
  • chicken breast
  • garlic
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Chana Masala

  • SPECIAL EQUIPMENT
  • spice mill
  • rice
  • salt
  • tomato paste
  • coriander seed
  • cornstarch
  • cumin seed
  • garam masala
  • ginger
  • onion
  • tomato
  • turmeric
  • cayenne pepper
  • olive oil
  • chickpea
  • vegetable oil
  • garlic
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Chicken Tikka Masala

  • ginger
  • black pepper
  • cardamom
  • chile de arbol
  • clove
  • ghee
  • milk greek yogurt
  • coriander
  • cumin
  • fennel
  • turmeric
  • garlic
  • ancho chili powder
  • chicken thigh
  • salt
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Masala Dosa With Coconut Chutney From Padma Lakshmi

  • aloo masala
  • coconut chutney
  • dosa batter
  • tadka
  • red chile
  • coconut
  • canola
  • salt
  • urad dal
  • salt
  • urad dal
  • green chily
  • canola oil
  • lemon juice
  • urad dal
  • brown mustard seed
  • black mustard seed
  • chana dal
  • turmeric powder
  • curry
  • cilantro
  • canola
  • asafetida
  • onion
  • canola
  • green chily
  • white grain rice
  • yukon gold potato
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Garam Masala

  • cardamom
  • cinnamon
  • bay leaf
  • mace blades aril
  • star anise pod
  • black cardamom pod
  • clove
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Bhindi Masala

  • salt
  • roti
  • okra
  • onion
  • plum tomato
  • garlic paste
  • ginger paste
  • coriander
  • garam masala
  • turmeric
  • lime juice
  • ghee
  • kashmiri
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Sambhar Masala

  • cumin seed
  • cinnamon
  • sesame oil
  • yellow mustard seed
  • fenugreek seed
  • black poppy seed
  • cayenne chile
  • curry
  • coriander seed
  • yellow pea
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Chicken Tikka Masala

  • coconut milk
  • lime juice
  • ginger
  • coriander
  • bay leaf
  • birdand# eye chili
  • cinnamon
  • ginger
  • onion
  • tomato
  • yogurt
  • cumin
  • salt
  • smoked paprika
  • turmeric
  • cilantro
  • tomato sauce
  • cayenne pepper
  • cayenne pepper
  • chicken thigh
  • olive oil
  • canola oil
  • garam masala
  • clove
  • garlic
  • peppercorn
  • hot basmati rice
  • naan
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Instant Pot Chicken Tikka Masala

  • tomato sauce
  • heavy cream
  • yogurt
  • cayenne pepper
  • lemon juice
  • smoked paprika
  • tomato
  • chicken breast
  • onion
  • black pepper
  • ground
  • turmeric
  • chicken stock
  • cilantro
  • garam masala
  • ghee
  • ginger
  • salt
  • garlic
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Vindaloo Masala

  • cumin seed
  • garlic paste
  • ginger paste
  • garam masala
  • white vinegar
  • onion
  • coriander seed
  • red chily
  • black peppercorn
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Chicken Tikka Masala

  • mint
  • yogurt
  • vegetable oil
  • chicken breast
  • white vinegar
  • salt
  • tomato paste
  • garam masala
  • red chili powder
  • ginger
  • garlic
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Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

  • coconut milk
  • tomato
  • cumin
  • salt
  • cilantro
  • cayenne pepper
  • jalapeño
  • onion
  • chicken thigh
  • olive oil
  • garlic
  • tomato sauce
  • garam masala
  • hot basmati rice
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Cauliflower Tikka Masala

  • salt
  • lemon
  • pea
  • hot curry powder
  • cauliflower
  • onion
  • sweet paprika
  • sour cream
  • ginger
  • chickpea
  • butter
  • vegetable oil
  • garam masala
  • tomato puree
  • cilantro
  • garlic
  • brown rice
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Chana Masala with Spinach

  • ginger
  • garlic
  • garam masala
  • coriander
  • cumin
  • cumin seed
  • cherry tomato
  • chickpea
  • greek yogurt`
  • salt
  • turmeric
  • onion
  • water
  • cayenne pepper
  • canola oil
  • basmati rice
  • spinach
  • cilantro
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Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe

  • cream
  • coriander
  • yogurt
  • orange coloring
  • salt
  • onion
  • garam masala
  • ginger paste
  • brown sugar
  • chicken thigh
  • almond
  • garlic paste
  • lime juice
  • vegetable oil
  • cardamom
  • tomato
  • garlic
  • peppercorn
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Chicken Tikka Masala

  • green onion
  • heavy cream
  • cayenne pepper
  • ginger juice
  • ginger
  • cumin
  • salt
  • smoked paprika
  • white pepper
  • sour cream
  • yogurt
  • tomato puree
  • chicken
  • butter
  • scotch bonnet pepper
  • lemon juice
  • garlic
  • cinnamon
  • salt
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Classic Chicken Tikka Masala

  • light cream
  • salt
  • onion
  • chicken breast
  • brown sugar
  • garam masala
  • chilli paste
  • garlic paste
  • ginger paste
  • turmeric
  • tomato
  • cilantro
  • yogurt
  • almond flour
  • lime juice
  • vegetable oil
  • cardamom
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Chicken Tikka Masala

  • rice
  • fenugreek
  • onion
  • yogurt
  • cilantro
  • lemon juice
  • tomato puree
  • heavy cream
  • ginger
  • turmeric
  • paprika
  • canola oil
  • cumin
  • coriander seed
  • chicken breast
  • garam masala
  • garlic
  • salt
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Chicken Tikka Masala

  • heavy cream
  • greek yogurt
  • butter
  • black pepper
  • cayenne pepper
  • garam masala
  • cinnamon
  • cumin
  • ginger
  • lemon
  • jalapeño
  • salt
  • cilantro
  • tomato sauce
  • paprika
  • chicken breast
  • garlic
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Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

  • heavy cream
  • chicken breast
  • ginger
  • lemon juice
  • black pepper
  • cayenne pepper
  • cinnamon
  • salt
  • tomato sauce
  • butter
  • garlic
  • jalapeño
  • butter
  • greek yogurt
  • cilantro
  • cumin
  • paprika
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Chicken Marsala Masala with Peach-Watermelon Rind Chutney

  • flat parsley
  • salt
  • bay leaf
  • ginger
  • onion
  • grain rice
  • chicken breast cutlet
  • macadamia nut
  • pickled watermelon rind
  • marsala wine
  • apple cider vinegar
  • curry powder
  • light
  • garam masala
  • peach
  • butter
  • portobello mushroom
  • chicken stock
  • olive oil
  • garlic
  • green onion
  • shiitake mushroom
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Chicken Tikka Masala

  • salt
  • cauliflower
  • tomato
  • ginger
  • cilantro
  • cayenne pepper
  • olive oil
  • tomato paste
  • garam masala
  • yogurt
  • garlic
  • chicken thigh
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Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

  • heavy cream
  • cumin
  • cayenne pepper
  • onion
  • greek yogurt
  • cornstarch
  • paprika
  • tomato puree
  • ginger
  • garam masala
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • bay leaf
  • garlic
  • cinnamon
  • black pepper
  • chicken breast
  • cilantro
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Quick Chana Masala

  • chili powder
  • cumin seed
  • garam masala
  • turmeric
  • cinnamon
  • onion
  • chickpea
  • coriander
  • ginger garlic paste
  • tomato paste
  • cardamom
  • oil
  • black peppercorn
  • cayenne powder
  • salt
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Masala Chai Recipe

  • cinnamon andteaspoon black peppercorn
  • water
  • milk
  • ginger
  • sweetener demerara sugar
  • loose black tea
  • cardamom seed pod
  • clove
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Chicken Tikka Masala

  • rice
  • cilantro
  • oil
  • yogurt
  • chicken thigh
  • salt
  • patak'® tikka masala sauce
  • black pepper
  • ginger garlic paste
  • marinade
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Chicken Tikka Masala

  • salt
  • lemon
  • chicken thigh
  • hot curry powder
  • vegetable oil
  • onion
  • paprika
  • sour cream
  • ginger
  • cauliflower
  • butter
  • garam masala
  • tomato puree
  • cilantro
  • garlic
  • brown rice
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Paneer Tikka Masala

  • heavy cream
  • garam masala
  • cumin
  • jalapeño
  • salt
  • cilantro
  • butter
  • paprika
  • garlic
  • paneer cheese
  • tomato sauce
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Garam Masala Recipe

  • cumin seed
  • black peppercorn
  • fennel seed
  • clove
  • cinnamon
  • star anise pod
  • nutmeg
  • coriander seed
  • cardamom
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Instant Pot Chicken Tikka Masala

  • yogurt
  • fenugreek
  • lemon juice
  • paprika
  • turmeric
  • bell pepper
  • onion
  • ginger
  • tomato sauce
  • butter
  • heavy cream
  • black pepper
  • serrano chile
  • garam masala
  • chicken breast
  • garlic
  • basmati rice
  • cilantro
  • naan
  • salt
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Vegetarian Chickpea Tikka Masala

  • half
  • garam masala
  • paprika
  • tomato
  • tomato sauce
  • bell pepper
  • lemon juiced
  • onion
  • ginger garlic paste
  • salt
  • cayenne pepper
  • fenugreek
  • chickpea
  • butter
  • cilantro
  • rice
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The Best Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe

  • salt
  • heavy cream
  • cayenne pepper
  • tomato
  • onion
  • cilantro
  • grater cloves garlic
  • yogurt
  • coriander seed
  • turmeric
  • grater ginger
  • cumin
  • paprika
  • lemons juice
  • butter
  • chicken
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Chicken Masala

  • serve
  • chicken thigh
  • coriander seed
  • garam masala
  • tomato paste
  • fenugreek seed
  • salt
  • spanish paprika
  • turmeric
  • green chile
  • onion
  • cilantro
  • potato
  • tomato
  • water
  • garlic
  • ginger
  • grapeseed oil
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Chai Masala

  • fennel seed
  • ginger
  • clove
  • cardamom
  • cinnamon
  • brown cardamom pod
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Chicken Tikka Masala

  • cilantro
  • pepper
  • ginger
  • yogurt
  • onion
  • tomato sauce
  • chicken
  • curry powder
  • green chile
  • salt
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Quick Chana Masala

  • brown basmati rice
  • ginger
  • tomato
  • jalapeño
  • onion
  • garam masala
  • coriander
  • salt
  • turmeric
  • cayenne pepper
  • chickpea
  • coconut oil
  • cumin
  • garlic
  • cilantro
  • lemon
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Shrimp Masala

  • Masala Paste
  • anise seed
  • cardamom pod seed
  • apple cider vinegar
  • vegetable oil
  • coriander seed
  • cinnamon
  • garlic
  • clove
  • red pepper
  • turmeric
  • black peppercorn
  • ginger
  • salt
  • Shrimp
  • shrimp
  • ginger
  • onion
  • curry
  • tomato
  • garlic
  • vegetable oil
  • salt
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Black-Eyed Peas Masala

  • salt
  • cilantro
  • ghee
  • heavy cream
  • tomato
  • ginger
  • onion
  • serrano chile
  • turmeric
  • black eyed pea
  • garam masala
  • garlic
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Paneer Tikka Masala

  • fenugreek
  • ginger
  • oil
  • salt
  • salt
  • bell pepper
  • lemon
  • serrano chile
  • garam masala
  • heavy cream
  • paprika
  • turmeric powder
  • onion
  • cayenne powder
  • paneer
  • tomato sauce
  • ghee
  • oil
  • garlic
  • basmati rice
  • cilantro
  • naan
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Chicken Tikka Masala

  • cilantro
  • basmati rice
  • salt
  • cumin seed
  • greek yogurt
  • heavy cream
  • turmeric
  • paprika
  • coriander seed
  • red coloring
  • ginger
  • tomato
  • jalapeño
  • chicken breast
  • onion
  • garam masala
  • butter
  • garlic
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Masala Dosa

  • turmeric
  • spiced chutney powder
  • ghee
  • salt
  • russet potato
  • chana dal
  • urad dal
  • black mustard seed
  • jalapeño
  • onion
  • cilantro
  • ghee
  • lemon juice
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Parsi Dhansak Masala

  • kashmiri chile
  • cumin seed
  • coriander seed
  • black peppercorn
  • cinnamon
  • indian bay
  • poppy seed
  • mace
  • black mustard seed
  • clove
  • turmeric
  • vegetable oil
  • curry

Ingredient Breakdown

 
salt
ginger
garlic
onion
garam masala
cilantro
turmeric
tomato
cumin
paprika
coriander
butter
cinnamon
cayenne pepper
yogurt
cumin seed
heavy cream
lemon juice
black pepper
vegetable oil
tomato sauce
coriander seed
chicken breast
ghee
cardamom
chicken thigh
clove
chickpea
water
olive oil
oil
tomato paste
canola oil
basmati rice
rice
fenugreek
jalapeño
tomato puree
ginger garlic paste
urad dal
lemon
black peppercorn
bay leaf
black mustard seed
chicken
curry
lime juice
fennel seed
ginger paste
garlic paste
cauliflower
spinach
smoked paprika
greek yogurt
bell pepper
serrano chile
fenugreek seed
asafetida
green chile
sugar
cream
milk
peppercorn
cayenne powder
chicken stock
curry powder
mint
ajwain seed
red chili powder
green chily
canola
chana dal
coconut milk
naan
sour cream
brown sugar
apple cider vinegar
serrano pepper
cashew
yukon gold potato
red pepper
pea
green cardamom
black eyed pea
lemons juice
chili powder
soy yogurt
cornstarch
coconut chutney
dosa batter
turmeric powder
star anise pod
black cardamom pod
okra
plum tomato
loose black tea
hot basmati rice
white vinegar
hot curry powder
brown rice
cherry tomato
greek yogurt`
almond
green onion
light cream
ginger powder
kashmiri red chili powder
nutmeg
russet potato
red pepper flake
turkey
green finger chile
whipping cream
jalapeno chile
bamboo skewer
mustard seed
yellow potato
short grain rice
hot red pepper
yoghurt
tomato passata
cardomon powder
white rice
light coconut milk
garam masala seasoning
chicken soup cream
all purpose flour
canola oil1 onion
chicken breast without skin
black tea
sourdough bread
tuscan
artichoke heart
chicken drumstick
aglio spicchio
aglio spicchi
cipolle bianche
coriandolo
cumino
curcuma
olio extravergine 'oliva
panna fresca liquida
paprika affumicata
passata di pomodoro
peperoncino fresco
petto di pollo
sale fino pizzico
sale fino
succo di lime andfrac12
yogurt greco
zenzero fresco
zucchero di canna
mango powder
asafetida powder
black salt powder
firm tofu
tofu marinade
vegan tikka sauce
red wine vinegar
lemon zest
tikka masala sauce
honey
tandoori masala
pasta sauce
spice mill
chile de arbol
milk greek yogurt
fennel
ancho chili powder
aloo masala
tadka
red chile
coconut </