It is a round stainless steel box with
seven round compartments along with a small teaspoon measure which
fits in the box.
Indian cook will then fill these compartments with his/ her seven
favorite regularly used spices. Here are the common spices that
you can put in your masala dabba by filling them with spices as
you see fit
Here are some suggestions : Red chili powder, Turmeric, Garam masala, Cumin
powder, Cumin seeds , Black mustard seeds, Coriander seeds,
Asafoetida, Coriander powder.
Cooking Indian will become a breeze as you will be able to find
all the spices you need in one place.
A masala dabba is therefore
the perfect addition to your
INDIAN MASALA DABBA
Masala Dabba ( Spice Box) : Almost every Indian household will have a spice
INDIAN MASALA DABBA
As Featured in Chile Pepper Magazine
A fixture in Indian kitchens, this one is a
To Look For when purchasing a Masala Dabba
Masala dabbas range in size
and vary greatly in quality. Common sizes are from about 7"
to 12" in diameter. The inexpensive utilitarian sets are made
of lighter weight stainless steel which can be easily dented. Try
to find the best quality that still fits within your budget. A
good quality masala dabba will last a lifetime.
Select a size that allows you to use your spice before it gets too old.
A 12" masala dabba is probably to large for most households.
A common size is 7" to 9".
A masala dabba may also have a tight fitting lid
in between the lid and the compartments of the box to ensure that the spices do not mix.
Uses For Your Masala Dabba
masala dabba does not need to be used only for Indian spices. You
can also use it for any of your favorite herbs or spices that you use in
your daily cooking.**see note below.
Your masala dabba can also be used to hold beads or other collections of
small items. Indian
Cooking will become a breeze and you will not have to look for the
spices, which often get lost in the cabinets !
Wrap for the Holidays !
OF 7 GOURMET INDIAN SPICES
As featured in
Chile Pepper Magazine
Each tin can comes filled
to the brim with spices and is labeled for you. Stack them
up in your spice cabinet. Easy to see and easy to use. Each
custom blend Masala has a distinctly unique flavor, and is made
from only the finest ingredients.
All come labeled !!!
They are packed in a glossy black box and tied with a bright red
grosgrain ribbon. Makes a great gift.