Spicing your life
Use home made pure, freshly ground spices!
Spices are an essential part of our Indian traditional diets. Use home made spices rather than ready-made spices, which may contain artificial colours, preservatives and adulterants. Artificial colours are carcinogenic and should be avoided.
Some of the spices which are particularly beneficial are: Turmeric, Cardamom, Cloves, Nutmeg, Cinnamon, Fenugreek, Mustard, Tulsi, Black Pepper, Bay Leaves, Neem leaves, Cocum, etc.
Natural pure spices, not only impart direct and subtle flavours & sometimes colour to the food, but, are rich in anti-oxidants and have anti-cancer properties ( exception being red chillies which are cancerous ).Science still has not fully understood all the protective ingredients of Indian spices . Some additional benefits of specific spices are mentioned below: