vanilla extract

Not a very common ingredient in Indian cooking, vanilla is primarily known for its use in sweet applications. It can also make a savory marinade with black pepper on shrimp or added to yogurt with sugar, water & cardamom for a sweet lassi.

vanilla extract

rose water

Used for millennia in desserts around India, the water is extracted from fragrant rose petals. It can also be used to add a floral element to curries.

rose water
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kewra water

Also known as screw pine or pandan, kewra water is extracted from the highly aromatic screw pine flowers. It is used in India to flavor milky sweets & to add floral notes to intense curries.

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kewra water