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Spice it up with Tandoor Chef

Old world spices meet new world food.

There's so much to love about the Indian culture. From the food to the festivals, we’re head over heels! When you can’t get enough of it, do what we do and bring a little bit of India into everything you do with help from our Indian Cuisine Glossary!

Here are five ways to spice up everyday American fare with a touch or two of our favorite Indian spices! Want more?

Tandoor Chef Cardamom


Cardamom is a flavorful, fragrant Indian spice that is commonly found in everything from Indian meat to vegetables to sweet dishes. Give it a try in your favorite rice or bread pudding recipe for a change from the norm.

Tandoor Chef Chilles


You may think you know the chili, but we’re here to tell you that paired with a pinch of cumin in your go-to recipe for chili or veggie stew, you’ll bring the heat in a bold and flavorful way!

Tandoor Chef Coriander


Cilantro and coriander bring out the best in Indian rice and curries, but try adding it to fresh salsa or marinades for beef, poultry and fish for an earthy, fragrant punch.

Tandoor Chef and Turmeric


Known for its anti-inflammatory properties, turmeric is popularly used in Indian curries and chutney. Want to spice up your roasted veggies? A little of this brightly colored spice and a pinch of sea salt go a long way.

Tandoor Chef curry leaves

Curry Leaves

Curry leaves are an Indian staple. Try adding curry leaves to your favorite spice rub or add them to biscuit dough for a savory addition to your meal.

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