Panch phoran recipes
Panch phoran, is the Indian subcontinent’s equivalent to the five spice blend. All of the ingredients are seeds and include equal amounts of fenugreek, nigella, cumin, black mustard and fennel seeds. Unlike many other spice blends, panch phoran is always used whole and never ground. It is traditionally either dry roasted or fried in oil and used with vegetables, meats, lentils, fish and pickles.