Love cooking? Then you will know how important a role spices play when it comes to lending flavour to your dishes. While there are endless number of spices that one can experiment with, it is not always easy to get the measures right when you use a mix of spices to prepare various dishes. That's why readymade spice mixes turn out to be a blessing that work instantly to give a flavour boost to your dishes. From adding an extra punch to your pastas and noodles to spicing up your meat dishes and grilled vegetables, there are many delicious spice mixes that will make cooking more fun. So if you call yourself a food lover, then you must definitely stock up your kitchen with interesting spice mixes.
Wondering what to look out for? Here are seven of our favourite spice mixes:
Jerk is a style of cooking native to Jamaica in which meat is dry-rubbed or wet marinated with a hot spice mixture called Jamaican jerk spice. This seasoning gets its kick from a blend of spices such as cumin, chilli, black pepper, coriander, sesame, cloves, star anise, mace, oregano and rosemary among others. You can buy this 150 gram pack for a discounted price of Rs 315. Shop here.
This exotic Middle East seasoning makes an excellent rub for meat and vegetable roasts, barbecue and lip smacking chicken wings. You can also add it to make spicy hummus, tempting salads and other dips. You can buy this 45 gram pack for a discounted price of Rs 150. Shop here.
Love pastas and pizzas a bit too much? If you have the habit of making Italian treats at home, then don't forget to stock up on this Italian seasoning that will give a flavour boost to the dishes. You can buy this 55 gram pack for a discounted price of Rs 75. Shop here.
Does dinner time mean making yourself a relishing chicken dish? Get hold of this popular spice rub from Nando's that will help you put together a lip-smacking chicken dish. You can buy this 25 gram pack for a discounted price of Rs 295. Shop here.
A time-tested classic recipe that brings together the best of aromas, flavours and techniques. This spice mix contains cinnamon, star anise, allspice, cloves, ginger and nutmeg. Use it to make a classic pumpkin pie, cookies, pumpernickel bread, etc. You can buy this 150 gram pack for a discounted price of Rs 325. Shop here.
Add an extra zing to your noodle dishes and stir-fries with this tempting spice mix from Keya. You can buy this 50 gram pack for a discounted price of Rs 99. Shop here.
This all spice powder can be used for any recipe. A dash of this powder adds unique flavour to your meals. Use in savory and sweet dishes or to season vegetables and fruits. Enhance the flavour and aroma of breads and other baked goods, in salad dressings and even in soups. You can buy this 100 gram pack for a discounted price of Rs 300. Shop here.
Stock up your kitchen with these lip-smacking spice mixes and enjoy!