Indian Market Trip
What to get for when cooking Indian recipes?
Plant-Based Chef Katie Simmons just went to the Indian market, and she will give you tips on some basic Indian ingredients for stocking your pantry and your spice cabinet.
Stock your Pantry:
Essential Indian Ingredients You Need:
Spices: Turmeric, Fenugreek, Methi Powder, Saffron, Red Chili, Cardamom, Coriander, Saffron
Fresh Produce: Potatoes, Onion, Eggplant, Okra, Tomato, Cauliflower, Green Chilies, Cilantro, Ginger
Grains, Beans, Lentils: Chickpeas (Channa), Dal (split beans), Lentils, Brown Basmati Rice
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About the Author
Chef Katie Simmons
Katie is a Personal Chef based in Chicago. She specializes in creating delicious, healthy recipes for those with special dietary concerns like gluten-free, oil-free, plant-based, and low-residue. She consults and develops recipes for a Chicago-based food delivery company and celebrity cookbooks. Outside of the kitchen, she is a Fitness Instructor for Equinox, with over 13 years’ experience in the fitness industry. For fun, she loves to travel. Some of her favorite trips include 4 days on the Incan Trail in Peru, 10 days of hiking in the Patagonia of Argentina and Chile, and exploring the pretzels and vineyards of Germany.