From time immemorial,
India has been renowned the world over for
its exotic spices. The Phoenicians and Arabs,
who were the world's first spice traders,
took spices from Kerala to Rome and Greece
through the old Silk Road between India
and the Mediterranean, thereby starting
What makes Spice
Route spices special?
Spice Route is a premium range of exotic
spices that comes to you straight from India,
the spice haven and the world's most well
known producer of spices. For centuries,
traders as well as consumers all over the
world have treasured Indian spices for their
unique flavour and aroma. And Spice Route
stands for all those legendary qualities
of premium Indian Spices.
Pure and natural, the Spice Route range
is produced through a combination of traditional
wisdom passed down from generations of planters,
scientific farming methods and modern post-harvest
processing techniques. It is scientifically
grown at our plantations in Tamil Nadu,
Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra, the spice
belt of India.
That's why spices grown in our farms come
to you in their purest and most natural
form possible, packed in tamper proof pet
jars for instant and convenient usage in
Our focus is to bring a whole range of
exotic spices right into your kitchen, in
a convenient, ready to use form, to add
a healthy flavour to your cooking. Spice
Route presents the finest spice growing
tradition of India.
- In Asia it is believed to be a
tonic and a remedy for liver problems. In
Indonesia rice dyed with Turmeric is traditionally
part of the wedding ritual. Turmeric is
also used to colour the arms of the bride
and groom and to give a golden flush to
- The name Clove is derived from
the French word 'clou' meaning nail, which
is the shape that the bud and stem resemble.
- Ginger has a warm, sweet aroma and a hot,
biting flavour. Ginger complements - curries,
stir-fries, ham, gammon, fish, fruit, biscuits,
cakes, puddings, pickles, chutney, and Oriental
/ South East Asian dishes.
- Peppercorns are the berries of a tropical
vine. They have a warm pungent slightly
nutmeg flavour and a hot, biting taste.
- Cardamom pods contain highly aromatic
citrus-like, floral flavoured seeds with
Anise - Star anise is one of the most
important spices in Chinese cuisine. The
dried fruits of star anise are the source
of oil of star anise, a volatile, aromatic
oil used for flavouring candies, liqueurs,
and perfumes. It is used in cough medicines.
- Nutmeg is a narcotic in excess quantities.
It is an astringent, a stimulant and an
aphrodisiac. Nutmeg oil is used in perfumes
- Mace is the aril (the bright red, lacy
covering) of the nutmeg seed shell. The
mace is removed from the shell and its broken
parts are known as blades.
Leaves - Bay is a tree of the sun under
the celestial sign of Leo and has been cultivated
from ancient times; its leaves constituted
the wreaths of laurel that crowned emperors,
heroes and victorious athletes in ancient
Greece and Rome.