Panch Foran Spices

Panch in Hindi means number five and phoran is the Hindi name for tempering. Panch phoran is a blend of five whole spices. All the spices in the spice blend give a distinct flavor to the dish. Panch phoran spices are used in stir-fried vegetables, chutneys, and pickles.

Makes: 5 tablespoonsHands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Makes: 5 tablespoons


  • 1 Tbsp. fennel seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. fenugreek seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. cumin seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. nigella (onion seeds)
  • 1 Tbsp. black mustard seeds


  • Mix all the spices together and store in an airtight container.