Spice and Stir
Spice & Stir Sauces are cooking sauces at their most innovative. A revolution in Indian convenience food whereby exotic traditional ingredients are used in the sauce, with a difference: a special blend of fragrant spices, packed with home-style flavour, is stored in a separate container on top of the jar. It is the authenticity and premium quality of the flavours that sets Geeta’s apart from other brands in this sector.
Generally cooked with chicken, peppers, onions and green chillies, Jalfrezi has an aromatic zesty flavour with an added ‘kick’. Jalfrezi or jhal frezi means dry fry and is originally a spicy dish of the British Raj era.
This hot, spicy curry originates from Madras, one of India’s largest cities. It is the capital of Tamil Nadu and the heartland of Southern Indian cuisine. Mustard seeds, coconut and curry leaves are commonly used in most dishes.
Saag, which means spinach is one of the most common vegetables used throughout India. This typical Punjabi recipe can be used to create a delicious meat, paneer or potato Saag dish.
Originally from Kashmir, this is a popular aromatic, North Indian dish. The robust flavour intensity comes from the lavish use of black cardamom, fennel, black pepper and clove.
A popular dish of the Parsi’s who came from Persia and settled in Mumbai and Gujarat, this lentil dish is usually cooked with meat and vegetables and served with brown rice.
Bhuna is a method of Indian cooking where whole and ground spices are added to hot oil and browned. The temperature is kept low and the mixture is stirred constantly to allow the full aromatic flavour of the spices to develop.
This popular Moghul dish is rich in onions and flavoured with special blend of spices. In Hindi DO means two and PIAZ means onion, hence the popular belief that the word refers to twice the amount or two different types of onion.
This special Tikka Masala is flavoured with Pudina, which means mint in Hindi. I have used mint and my carefully selected spices to add a unique flavour to this classic North Indian dish.