Indian Cooking Ingredients



Using Storecupboad items in Indian Cooking

Store cupboard and fresh ingredients required for Indian food include:

Lentils and Beans

  • Chickpeas, dried or tinned
  • Red kidney beans, dried or tinned
  • Red lentils, dried
  • Brown lentils, dried
  • Green lentils, dried
  • Mung beans, dried
  • Urid beans, dried
  • Toor Dhal
  • Chana Dhal
  • Split Pea

Store Cupboard

  • Almonds (Badam)
  • Atta (Roti flour)
  • Basmati rice
  • Cashew nuts
  • Coconut - cream, milk, desiccated
  • Ghee (Clarified butter)
  • Gram Four (Besan)
  • Jaggery (Cane suger)
  • Mustard oil
  • Rapeseed oil
  • Rosewater
  • Screwpine water (Kewra)
  • Tamarind (Imlee)

Fresh Ingredients

  • Curry leaves
  • Coconut oil
  • Coconut flesh
  • Coriander leaves
  • Garlic (Lasan)
  • Ginger (Athrak)
  • Green Chilli (Hari Mirch)
  • Mint (Pudina)
  • Onions (Piaz)
  • Paneer (Indian cheese)
  • Potato (Aloo)
  • Tomatoes, fresh, tinned
  • Greek Yoghurt (Thahi)
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