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Panch Phoron (Bengali Five Spice Mix)

Perhaps the simplest of the spice mixes, because there's no grinding involved. Also easy to remember-- you need the five spices in the same proportions. The five spices of Panch Phoran create incredible culinary alchemy when used together, complimenting and mingling with each other perfectly to enhance the main dish.
Prep Time5 mins
Course: Spice Mix
Cuisine: Indian (Bengali)
Servings: 5 tablespoons
Calories: 22kcal


  • 1 tbsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tbsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tbsp nigella seeds
  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp black mustard seeds


  • Mix all ingredients together and store in an airtight jar.


Calories: 22kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 67mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1.9mg