All the below ingredients are available from Asian grocers and amazon.co.uk, and many can be found in large supermarkets.
Mustard oil is commonly used in Indian cuisine and has a strong mustard flavour.
Jars of ready minced ginger and garlic paste are a handy storecupboard ingredient.
Kashmiri chilli powder is a mild chilli that gives food a vivid red colour.
Mixed pickle is an Indian condiment usually containing mango, lime pickle and spices – we used Patak’s.
Kasoori methi is dried fenugreek leaves – we used East End’s.
Chaat masala is a spice mix usually containing mango powder, cumin, coriander, ground ginger, black pepper, asafetida and chilli powder, among other ingredients.
Am choor or dried mango powder is used as a citrussy seasoning.
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