Masalas or spices is what makes Indian food so great-tasting. Order your favorite masalas from BigBasket like Chicken Butter Masala, Tandoori Chicken Masala or Mutter Paneer Masala and prepare mouth-watering dishes. The benefit of buying these specific blended masalas is that you do not have to mix your own spices or worry about the proportions of the spices. Making your own blend can take a lot of trial and error and even significant time and effort. These ready-made blended masalas make cooking simple and efficient. These are perfect for busy people who do not want to give much thought to prepping ingredients but still love cooking regularly. These masalas like Butter Chicken Masala or Mattar Paneer Masala enhance the taste of the dishes and make it restaurant quality.
Most of these masalas contain 13-14 spices mixed in exactly the right quantity to ensure consistent taste in every dish you prepare. Chicken Butter Masala contains Asafoetida, Bengal Gram, Black Cardamom, Black Gram, Black Pepper, Cardamom Seeds, Cassia, Chilli, Clove, Common Salt, Coriander Cumin, Dry Ginger, Garlic, Fenugreek, Kasuri Methi, Mace, Nutmeg, Poppy Seeds, Turmeric. Mutter Paneer Masala consists of Coriander, Chilli, Fennel, Salt, Onion Powder, Garlic, Ginger Powder, Cumin, Cinnamon, Turmeric, Mace, Cloves, Black pepper, Cardamom, Star-anise. All these blended masalas are 100% vegetarian.
Apart from making food taste better, blended masalas also have a ton of health benefits because of the spices they contain. Garam Masala for instance can help increase blood flow because it is spicy and it also helps the body in absorption of vitamins and minerals. Turmeric which is found in most blended masalas is a great anti-inflammatory spice and is even touted to help prevent cancer. Cayenne pepper also greats boosts the digestion process as does cumin. These spices are what help make Indian food tastier and healthier compared to other cuisines.