Top 6 essential ingredients for Indian food cooking

Wheat Flour

Without wheat flour, any Indian food is incomplete. Whether it is Roti or Naan that are blended with curries or lentils are prepared with wheat flour. The wheat is easier to digest and has fiber which is good for health as well. This Indian bread is fluffy and soft to eat. Their taste can be improvised by adding a sufficient amount of ghee to it.

Basmati Rice

Basmati rice is the most consumed Indian food along with wheat. Rice is more common in the Southern and Eastern regions of India. Basmati rice is known to be the king of rice and boosts the taste of any meal. Rice is also filling and tastes nice when paired with any side dish or lentils.


Ghee is a replacement for oil and butter. It adds a different aroma to the food. It can be added to any food substance like on Indian bread, lentils, even in biryanis, and other dishes. It is an important ingredient when it comes to North Indian food.

Chaat masala

Indian’s are more into spicy food so chaat masala is used almost everywhere to spice it up a little bit. It is an essential item among the masala family. Try any of our dishes and you will find a blend of this masala in it to give you a taste that lasts long.


Paneer is an all-in-one combo for vegetarians. It is treated as chicken by vegetarian food eaters. You can get it roasted as a tandoori, fried, or just steamed. The soft marshmallow-like texture makes it easily eatable by all age groups.

Garam masala

For those who don’t know the measurement of adding masalas to the food, Garam masala is a great savior. It is a mix of six masalas so that one doesn’t need to worry about forgetting essential spices to be added. Whether it is curries or biryanis, you will find this ingredient to give you a flavor that you would love to savor.

Trust this has helped you understand how we make our food special for you at Tandoori Bites and another reason you need to stop by next time to dig into some of our yummy Indian food!

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