Gifts to Give the Indian Food Lover
When it comes to giving gifts, the question uppermost in most minds is "what to buy". It's a good idea to try and give something that reflects the person's likes or interests. If you're setting out to buy for an Indian food lover, here're some ideas.
Masala Dabbas or Spice Racks
À Masala Dabba or Spice Rack keeps all your spices conveniently in one place so savinn time and energy in the kitchen. It also keeps the spices fresh and helps them last longer. The added bonus - spices, with their myriad colors, textures and shapes when arranged in a Masala Dabba are also pretty to look at!
Karahis or Woks
A wok-like Indian utensil called the Kadhai is perfect for sautéing, deep frying and stri-frying all kind sof dishes. Here's a list of some good ones.
Most Popular Small Coffee Grinders
A listing of popular small coffee grinders to use for grinding Indian spices.
A pressure cooker works by building up pressure and temperature inside its tightly sealed pot. This makes food inside it cook faster (usually 1/3 the time) and more evenly than in an open pot. A pressure cooker therefore not only saves cooking time but also helps conserve precious nutrients in the food - cooking foods for too long destroys these nutrients.
Indian Foods Co.
Mail order website for Indian groceries and other Indian products like cookbooks, etc. Indian Foods Co. also has a listing for Indian restaurants in The USA.
Find Indian restaurants, online shops and bazaars, jewelers, wedding specialists, theaters, beauty salons, etc in the USA, on this website. Information is conveniently listed according to state.
A listing of addresses, phone numbers, maps and directions to Indian grocery stores in the USA.
Buy groceries, Indian movies, beauty products, fashion, health products, magazines and dailies online at Namaste.com.
Look here if you live in Canada and want to find anything from Indian grocery stores and restaurants to Indian travel agents and catering services.