All the Different Spices
Ground dried mango powder.
Don't buy "extra hot" chilli powder as the recipes here are all quite warm. If you've already got extra hot then use at least half measures.
Ground Coriander provides a rich brown colour or as seeds for flavour.
Can be bought ready made but the recipe to make it is easy and once you've made it a few times you'll be able to adjust the amounts of different spices to suit your family's tastes.
Rub your fingers with lemon juice after you've peeled and crushed this to get rid of the smell.
Added at the end of cooking to add a special flavour.
Turmeric (usually ground)
Cumin, either as seeds or ground.
Another hot powder. Don't overdo it.
Always peel this first.
All the recipes use a lot of salt. You may wish to reduce the amount a bit or use low sodium salt if you're on a health kick.
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