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A question about a recipe: Sauteed Zucchini with Panch Pharon and Almonds


where can I find the ingredient "panch pharon" on the recipe "Sauteed Zucchini with Panch Pharon and Almonds" from thirschfeld?

asked by AmyG almost 3 years ago
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added almost 3 years ago

As far as I know, panch pharon is a spice blend used in Indian cooking. I have not seen it available commercially, but I also didn't look for it when I've been at an Indian market. One of my Indian cookbooks, Julie Sahni's "Introduction to Indian Cooking" has a recipe for it. (2T cumin seeds, 2T fennel seeds, 2T black mustard seeds, 1T feugreek seeds and 1T nigella seeds mixed together.) I'd suggest "googling" it to see if there are any other alternative ratios.

added almost 3 years ago

Panch phoron is simply equal quantities of five spices (Panch - Five) cumin, fennel seed, mustard, fenugreek & nigella..


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added almost 3 years ago

I'be gotten it from World Spice Merchants in Seattle. They also have a great Ras el Hanout blend.

added almost 3 years ago

I've gotten it in an Indian grocery, SWAD brand. I think that brand is widely distributed, out of Chicago.

added almost 3 years ago

I think it is also described in the notes under the photo. It looks pretty easy to make. I use an old electric coffee bean grinder to grind these kind of seeds together and it works really well.