Consumer Packaged Ground Spices

Coriander Powder

The dry seeds of coriander plant are known as coriander or coriandi seeds. In India they are called dhania. The word "coriander" in food preparation may refer solely to these seeds (as a spice), rather than to the plant. The seeds have a lemony citrus flavour when crushed, due to terpenes linalool and pinene. It is described as warm, nutty, spicy, and orange-flavoured.
They are used extensively for grinding and blending purposes in the spice trade It is commonly found both as whole dried seeds and in ground form. Seeds can be roasted or heated on a dry pan briefly before grinding to enhance and alter the aroma. Coriander seed is a spice in garam masala and Indian curries, which often employ the ground fruits in generous amounts together with cumin. It acts as a thickener. Roasted coriander seeds, called dhana dal, are eaten as a snack. It is the main ingredient of the two south Indian dishes: sambhar and rasam. Coriander seeds are boiled with water and drunk as indigenous medicine for colds.

Red  Chilli  Powder
Chilli is the dried ripe fruit of the genus Capsicum. Capsicum annuum is an annual sub –shrub, the flowers of which are borne singly and fruits usually pendent, which provide red peppers, cayenne, paprika and chillies and sweet pepper (bell pepper) a mild form with large inflated fruits.

Capsicum frutescence is a perennial chilly with small sized pods which are highly pungent. It is commonly known as ‘bird chilly’ and ‘Tabasco’.

Origin and Distribution

Chilly is reported to be a native of South America and is widely distributed in all tropical and sub tropical countries including India. It was first introduced in India by Portuguese towards the end of 15th Century. Now it is grown all over the world except in colder parts.

Dry chilly is extensively used as spice in curried dishes. It is also used as an ingredient in curry powder and in seasonings. Bird chilly is used in making hot sauces as pepper sauce and Tabsco sauce.

Paprika, Bydagi chilly, Warangal chapatta and similar high colour less pungent varieties are widely used for colour extraction. This colour is highly popular among food and beverage processors for its use as a colourant, since this being a ‘natural plant colour’.

As a medicine it is used as an counter irritant in Lumbago, Neuralgia, and Rheumatic disorders. Capsicum has a tonic and carminative action. Taken inordinately it may cause gastro-enteritis. The enzyme isolated from chilly is used in the treatment of certain type of cancers. Oleoresin capsicum is used in pain balms and vaporubs. Dehydrated green chilly is a good source of vitamin ‘c’

Kashmiri  Chilli  Powder

Fine ground red chillies of the finest quality distinguished by their brilliant red colour and mild pungency.

Chilli is a heating spice and comes in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, colours, and degrees of pungency. Chilli is America's most important contribution to the world of spices, though today it is one of India's major export attractions.

Indian chilli is grown in Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and a number of other States. The highly pungent 'Guntur' and the mildly pungent 'Byadgi' chillies are internationally recognised as the finest in quality.

Chillies are used in Indian dishes for their hot taste and reddish colour. Red chilli ground together with coconut gives curry a firm texture. Chillies are a great source of vitamin C and good for digestion.

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Scientific Name

Botanical name: Capsicum annum L., Capsicum frutescens L.
Family name: Solanaceae
Commercial part: Green as well as ripe and dried pod (fruit)

Dry Mango  Powder

Dried mango powder is a spice made by grinding dried mango. The powder preserves the acidic, tart and spicy flavour of unripe mangoes. Preparing Dried mango powder at home is easy. Peel and slice the unripe mangoes in thin stripes. Rub them with powdered turmeric to avoid the pest attack. Dry them in sun for 5-6 days. Once they are dry, grind them in mixer into a fine powder.

Culinary Uses

· Aamchur is commonly used for flavouring curries, chutneys, soups, marinades and as a condiment.
· It enhances the taste of chicken and fish dishes.
· It is a souring agent like tamarind and has tenderizing qualities like lime juice.
· Aamchur can be used instead of tamarind to prepare sweet-sour dal or sambhar.
· It can also be used to marinate chicken, meat, fish and pork.
· Aamchur is used to flavour kebabs, seekhs , grilled chicken, baked fish and all barbecue items.
· It is also used to add flavour too dum aloo (potato preparation) and biryani ( rice mixed with vegetable or chicken or meat).

How to store

Keep dried mango powder in air-tight container, away from moisture in cool place.

Health benefits

· Dried mango powder has high iron content, so pregnant women and people suffering from anemia are    advised to consume it regularly.
· It combats acidity and improves digestion.
· It is a fair source of Vitamin A and Vitamin E which helps hormonal system function efficiently.

Dry Ginger  Powder

Ginger is the herbaceous perennial belonging to Zingiberaceae family. Ginger of commerce usage is the dried rhizome of the plant which is used as a spice. Dry Ginger Powder is finely-grounded and light yellow powder renowned for its subtle lemon like aroma and sharp, biting flavor.

Serving as a rich appetizer and an effective drug, ginger is widely known as one of the oldest spices. It is widely cultivated in India and is marketed as a dried spice.

Hindania Spice Dry Ginger Powder is processed from best dried ginger and is popular for its aroma that lasts for long. Available in different packaging options, viz. corrugated boxes and poly-pouches to befit the distinct demands.

Indian Name (Ginger) : Adrak
Botanical Name : Zingiber officinale
Family Name : Roscoe Zingiberaceae

Cultivation Zone: Widely grown in different parts of India, ginger is generally named after the localities where it is grown. Some of the indigenous cultivators of ginger in India are Maran, Kuruppampady, Ernad, Wynad, Himachal and Nadia.
Uses of Dry Ginger Powder
Ginger is used in different forms, viz. raw ginger, dry ginger, bleached dry ginger, ginger powder, sliced ginger, ginger oil, ginger oleoresin, ginger in brine etc.

Dry Ginger Powder can be used in :

Food Preservatives
Perfumery industries.

Dry Fenugreek Leaves ( Kasuri Methi )

Fenugreek is an ancient spice especially for pickles. Kasturi Methi is the dried leave of the fenugreek plant. The dried leaves are used as an herb. The taste is bitter but addictive. An added bonus is its healthful properties - today we do not use many bitter foods that help us in controlling our appetite and this is a tasteful way of adding the bitter taste to our diet. This herb is used as a spice in Indian curries and its strong aroma is the aroma that will titillate our taste buds.

Culinary Uses
• Kasuri Methi leaves are generally used as a condiment for flavoring and giving special delicious taste.
• Steaming is considered the best method of cooking leaves; in this the vitamins are retained and the vegetable become palatable.
• The dried leaves can be composed to pulses for their protein content.
• Kasuri Methi leaves is an important ingredient of curry powder and juicy and fry vegetables
• Cook with starchy or root vegetables like carrots, yams or potatoes.
• Add to chapatti dough to make Indian flat breads especially Methi Paratha - very popular at Indian restaurants

Health Benefits
• Methi is supposed to be natural cure for arthritis.
• Methi, if consumed twice a day, cleans the intestines and directs the waste out of the body naturally.
It is an appetizer, relieves constipation, and reduces colic. It is also known to cure leprosy, vomiting, bronchitis, and piles

Black Pepper  Powder

Black Pepper is one of the most internationally traded spices that belongs to the family of Piperaceae. Black Pepper is popularly used as a spice and seasoning.

Hindania Spices Black Pepper Powder is best in quality and is available in different pack sizes to suffice to the demands of our clients.

Black Pepper is one of the most internationally traded spices that belongs to the family of Piperaceae. Black Pepper is popularly used as a spice and seasoning.

Hindania Spices Black Pepper Powder is best in quality and is available in different pack sizes to suffice to the demands of our clients.

Indian Name : (Black Pepper) Kali Mirch
Family Name : Piperaceae
Cultivation Zone: Southern states of India, Vietnam and few other Asian countries.

Use of Black Pepper Powder

Flavoring : Black Pepper Powder derives its flavor from piperine compound. It is widely used for food flavoring and preservation.

Medicine : Black Pepper is widely used in traditional medicinal systems including ayurveda, Siddha and Unani systems. It is also used for curing different illnesses and diseases.

Turmeric  Powder

Turmeric is a very important spice in India from ancient times. India produces nearly whole world’s turmeric crop and consume 80% of it. With its inherent qualities, Indian turmeric is considered the best in the world. Besides flavoring food, to purify the blood and remedy skin conditions is the most common use of turmeric in Aurveda A yellow spice with a warm and mellow flavor, turmeric is related to ginger. Modern Indian cooking employs turmeric liberally. It is added to nearly every dish, be it meat or vegetables. It derives its colour from fresh or dried turmeric. Western cuisine does not use turmeric directly, but it forms part of several spice mixtures and sauces; it is also used to impart a bright yellow colour to mustard paste.

Turmeric is an important spice for many vegetable curries, rice preparation and other dishes. In some part of India, turmeric root is used to make a tasty vegetable dish. It is a most important spice in Indian recipes. Hindi Name: Haldi Botanical name: Curcuma longa L Family name: Zingiberaceae Turmeric has been used medicinally throughout Asia to treat stomach and liver ailments. It is a natural blood purifier. It is also used externally, to heal sores, as a cosmetic and for many other health benefits; it aids digestion, and helps to fight against infection and many more…

White Pepper  Powder

White Pepper is a popular variety of pepper, also known as pepper corn. White pepper is essentially the seed of the plant after the fruit is removed. The flesh of fruit softens and decomposes and is further rubbed for obtaining the seed.

Hindania Spices White Pepper Powder has a higher content of piperine compound as compared to other available in the market. It is best in quality and is available in different pack sizes in accordance to the demands of our clients.

Indian Name : Safed Mirch
Botanical Name : Piper nigrum
Family Name : Piperaceae

Cultivation Zone: Southern India, Vietnam, Srilanka, Malaysia, Indonesia and few other Asian countries are the major producers of the White Pepper.
Use of White Pepper Powder
Flavoring :White Pepper Powder derives its flavor from piperine compound. It is widely used for its aroma and flavor in cuisines and for food preservation.

Medicine : Widely used in traditional medicinal systems including Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani systems, White Pepper Powder is also used as an essential oil in aromatherapy and other methods.

Cumin  Powder
Cumin (Jeera or Jira) is usually used both as whole seed or ground in any curry dish which makes it one of the most important of all Indian spices. Cumin seeds can be either white or black. Black cumin seed have slightly more sweeter and delicate flavor than the white seeds. It gives a powerful aroma which many people associate with Indian food. It has bitter and nutty taste.

Cumin is an ancient spice which history dates back to use in Egypt, mentioned in bible, used by Greeks, references in middle age Europe. Cumin is also known to be an appetite stimulant and believed to ease stomach disorders such as diarrhea.

Botanical Name: Cuminum cyminum
Family: Umbelliferae