Category: Cooking Tips

Indian Spices – The Unique Way to Detox!

Indian spices can serve multiple purposes. They can provide a memorable flavor to your food and also serve as a detox for your body. Now more than ever, it is important to focus on and take care of yourself. You can do exactly that with Dwarka Organic spices! Below, we provide you with a list...
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Nutmeg – A blessing in Disguise

Nutmeg is one of the many magical spices that not only add flavor but also have a lot of medicinal benefits. Its unique nutty and smoked flavor makes it very versatile. Nutmeg is sprinkled on warm drinks like lattes, eggnog, and more; it is also used in baked food, curries, desserts, etc. The warm aroma...
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Festive Season – Must-Have Indian Spices

The festive season is here and we couldn’t be more excited! The coming few months are going to be all about celebrations, prayers, poojas and prasads! Even though celebrations look different this year due to physical distancing, you can still make your favorite prasads at home with authentic Indian ingredients. Continue reading to find out...
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Curry, Curry Paste and Curry Powder

There is no direct translation, or Hindi equivalent, for the word ‘curry’. The word is commonly used to group-together several different dishes that often accompany rice or chapati. ‘Curry’ was appropriated to better suit the Portuguese and then the English when they colonized India. In terms of its history – it originated from the Tamil...
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Smart Substitutes for Desi Cooking

Smart Substitutes for Desi Cooking With all that’s going around right now, it’s difficult to even imagine getting out of the house. It may not be possible to get everything you need to cook a fresh home-cooked meal, especially if you’re making Indian food. It is important to get all the ingredients that enhance the...
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Different Types Of Spiced Teas & Their Benefits

Indians love their tea. The aroma of tea has a magnetic effect on us. We truly believe that there is no better way to welcome someone to our homes than by offering them some spiced tea. And who wouldn’t like that? Imagine a cold winter evening when you visit one of your Indian neighbors or friends and they invite you in for a warm cup of tea.
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The Daily Dose Of Delicious Protein

Roti, vegetable, dal, and rice. These are the most basic components that complete an Indian meal. Each of them can be further categorized into different varieties, but they would still be that same meal that is made in every Indian household on daily basis. In this modern world, we’re more exposed to various flavors from different parts of the world.
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5 Must-Try Traditional Eid Desserts

The most awaited Eid-al-Adha is here! It is one such festival that involves indulging in rich and celebratory meals or as we call it, Daawats. It is strongly believed that every meal is a beautiful song of flavors and what is a song without some sweet notes. Here’s a small kick-starter for you to plan...
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Spices Used In Indian Sweet Dishes

  Cinnamon: Now if adding spices to sweet dishes might not be an unfamiliar idea to you, the first example that you would have thought of would be cinnamon. Famous sweet treats like cinnamon rolls, cinnamon apple tarts, and cinnamon-spiced latte are loved and enjoyed all over the U.S. Indians also use it to make...
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Moong Dal: One Ingredient, Many Dishes

Moong Dal is one of the healthiest lentils in the world. Loaded with nutrients, this amazing lentil is very commonly used in India. But its most common use is usually restricted to lentil soups or dal, that is a staple of every desi meal. Considering how diverse this dal is, it’s a shame that it’s...
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