Panch Phoron Spice Mix

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Sep. 11, 2012

Panch means five and phoron means seasoning or tempering known as bagar or tadka in India. Panch phoron is a special blend of spices used in Bengali and Assamese cuisine. It can be used to season paneer, vegetables and lentils. Each and every spice included in this spice mix has many health benefits.


Mustard seeds 1 Tablespoon
Cumin seeds 1 Tablespoon
Fenugreek seeds 1 Tablespoon
Fennel seeds 1 Tablespoon
Nigella seeds 1 Tablespoon



1. Mix all the spices in a bowl or a container.


2. Store in airtight container if desired.

3. Use for tempering or seasoning into dals, paneer, etc.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 277Calories from Fat 109

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 51 mg2.13%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g12%

Dietary Fiber 19 g76%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 15 g30%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet