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Fenugreek is used both as a herb (the leaves) and as a spice (the seed, also known as methi). It is a common ingredient in hot curries like bhuna, jalfrezi, dopiaza, madras and vindaloo.

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Mustard seed

Mustard seeds are from the mustard plant, a member of the cruciferous vegetable family and related to broccoli, Brussels sprouts and cabbage. There are many different varieties of mustard plants but only three primary types used for its seeds: black mustard (Brassica nigra), white mustard (Brassica alba) and brown mustard (Brassica juncea).

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Garlic is probably the most popular spice not only in Indian cooking, but in cuisines all over the world. It is estimated that 90% of the world’s food contains garlic in some shape or form.

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