Black pepper, commonly referred to as “black gold,” is a fantastic seasoning for stews, soups, snacks, and rich gravies. It was once considered as being so valuable that ancient communities used it as currency.
No Indian cuisine, from curries to chutneys, would be complete without a mustard tempering. To extract the whole flavour, crackle it in hot oil. You may also dry roast and powder it to make a crunchy snack mix.