kitchen king masala

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Also Known As

All purpose masala, Spice mix.


As the name suggests, Kitchen King Masala is the king of all masalas, as it is a blend of major spices used in cooking a recipe, mainly a subji. Its ingredients vary from company to company manufacturing it. The Badshah Kitchen King Masala has coriander and turmeric in it, whereas the MDH Kitchen King Masala has a mixture of coriander, cumin, chili, turmeric, black pepper and other spices. It is dark brown colored, has a strong spicy flavor and should be used sparingly.

How to Select

Kitchen King Masala is very common and available in all the provision stores as well as supermarkets. Just check the date of packaging, as there might be chances of spoilage and loss of flavor on storage. The container is a laminated thick paper, so see to it that there is no moisture or water gone inside, while transportation, especially in the rains. There are many brands you can choose from.

Culinary Uses

· Kitchen King Masala can be used while making Punjabi subjis, or even in a mix vegetable.
· It can also be used while making a curry or a vegetable pulao or a biryani.
· Many non vegetarian dishes, which are spicy and require a blend of flavor can be sprinkled with Kitchen King Masala.

How to Store

Store it in a cool dry place. Although many people store it in refrigerators. Once the pack is opened, you can empty it in a glass or a plastic bottle. But see to it that you tightly lid the container after every use. Use a dry spoon to remove it and keep away from reach of children as it is spicy.

Health Benefits

As it is a combination of spices, thus it covers the heath benefits of the spices used.
l Dry coriander treats diarrhea. Coriander seeds are known to alleviate excessive menstrual flow. Used as an eye-wash, freshly dried coriander is an excellent in treating conjunctivitis. It relieves burning and reduces pain and swelling.
l Turmeric consists of the active ingredientCurcumin, which harbors antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, stomach-soothing, and liver-and heart-protecting effects.
l Black Pepper improves digestion, relieves intestinal gas and plays the role of an antioxidant to fight cancer.
l Cumin present in Kitchen King masala helps cope with flatulence, indigestion, nausea and diarrhoea

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