Indian Grocery Store


Spices and Aroma is a place to have fun with cooking. My blog is on a mission to make Indian cooking easy and teach food lovers cook healthy Indian dishes in a breeze. Indian cooking is no rocket science. It is simple if one follows the basic rules. The secret to the trade is all about bringing the masalas into a delicious harmony. The curries taste brilliant because of the combination of veggies or meat or sea food and different types of spices used along with it. The knowledge about the wet and dry ingredients and their usage in right proportions is all that’s needed to get started.

Before you start cooking Indian dishes, lets have a quick peep in to the list of ingredients you need to begin. The spices, lentils, rice et al are linked to Amazon website. Please click on the product and it will take you to the page. They are all PRIME eligible. So start shopping and save your time in the grocery store.

Click here to read about the list of do’s and don’ts of Indian cooking.



    • Mustard seeds

    • Asafoetida (Hing)

    • Cumin seeds

    • Fenugreek seeds

    • Black pepper corns

    • Black gram (urad dhal)

    • Cardamon

    • Cloves

    • Bay leaves

    • Cinnamon Sticks

    • Fennel seeds

    • Tamarind

    • Dry Red Chillies


  • Cilantro
  • Mint leaves
  • Kasuri meethi (dried fenugreek leaves)
  • Curry leaves


    • Yellow split peas (toor dhal)

    • Roasted bengal gram (channa dhal)

    • Red split peas (Masoor dhal)
    • Moong Dahl

    • Red kidney beans (Rajma)

    • Mung beans / Green gram

    • Black eyed peas

    • Garbanzo Beans


    • Basmati rice

    • Raw ponni rice

    • Idly rice

    • Red or white flattened rice (poha)

    • White puffed rice (bhel)


    • Dessicated coconut or fresh coconut

    • Coconut milk

  • Vermiccili
  • Whole wheat rava
  • Semolina
  • Saffron


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