In India Meals are not ‘rustled up’ or assembled in jiffy by adding some packaged foods, at least in the traditional Homes.
An Organised Kitchen would make even the most elaborate preparation can take only the least cooking time if the kitchen and the ingredients are well-organized.
In Indian Homes, especially in the South, we have a five partitioned container called ‘அஞ்சறைப்பெட்டி ‘ ,meaning Five petitioned Container.
They contain Pepper, Mustard , Fengureek ,Cumin ,pigeon-pea(துவரம் பருப்பு ).
Depending on usage these might vary.
No Indian cooking can be done with out these ingredients.
Keep this and other ingredients like Red Chilies, Bengal Gram ,Salt , Chilli powder,Asafoetida and Tamarind.
And keep the cooking utensils handy .
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