Panch Phoron is a whole spice blend, originating from the Indian subcontinent, used widely in the cuisine of Bangladesh, Eastern India & Southern Nepal. The name literally means ‘five spices‘ in Bengali.
All of the spices in Panch Phoron are seeds. Ours is a beautiful blend of cumin seeds, nigella seeds, fennel seeds, black mustard seeds & fenugreek seeds.
Unlike most spice mixes, panch phoron is always used whole & never ground. It is traditionally used with vegetables, chicken, curries, fish, lentils & even in pickles. If you do try & grind it, someone is going to knock on your door & take it off you. Maybe.
Panch Phoron is typically fried in oil or ghee, which causes it to begin ‘popping’; this technique is known as ‘tempering’. Then, other ingredients are added to the fried spices to be coated in the mixture. It is the perfect way to begin a curry, tempering the spices this way, then adding finely diced onion to allow the flavours to mingle before adding the rest of the ingredients.
For a twist on the classic, try sprinkling 1 tsp over potatoes before roasting.
Like so many in our range, this is another that’s sugar-free, gluten-free, paleo & vegan too. With no fillers or anything artificial, our unique blend of herbs & spice create the purest, freshest flavour possible to give your food attitude.
This makes it ‘free’ on all the slimming plans we know of.
cumin seeds, nigella seeds, fennel seeds, black MUSTARD seeds & fenugreek seeds
Paleo, Gluten Free, Vegan & Vegetarian
|Dimensions||70 x 70 x 52 mm|
Gluten Free, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian, Zero added sugar