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Why use a Stainless Steel Masala Dabba to store your spices?

Why use a Stainless Steel Masala Dabba to store your spices?

Posted by Adrian on 1st Jul 2021

Stainless steel masala dabbas or a spice tin originates from India. 

A masala dabba (or masala dabbi, dabbe, or dabba) is a popular spice storage container widely used in Indian kitchens.

A typical masala dabba has a number of small cups, often seven, placed inside a round or square box.The modern boxes have transparent lids and display the contents inside. Usually a small spoon (approximately 1/2 teaspoon size) accompanies the box. The most popular and daily usage spices like mustard, chili, garam masala, cumin, fenugreek, variety of masalas, ajwain (bishop's weed) etc. are stored in this box.

Some antique masala dabbas are heirloom art objects, and are passed on in a family from generation to generation.

We often get asked the following questions:



how to use masala dabba? A masala dabba is used to store spices, our stainless steel masala dabbas keep them fresher for longer.

what to put in masala dabba?

The seven spices for the Masala Dabba are:

  • Garam Masala
  • Chilli Powder
  • Cumin Seeds
  • Ground Coriander
  • Tumeric Powder
  • Mustard Seeds
  • Cardamom whole

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