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Basil

  • aromatic herb that is both sweet & savory, minty, peppery with a hint of anise. 
  • most volatile when fresh or added in the last 3-5 minutes of cooking. 
  • not an herb often found in Indian cuisine, but we love to ribbon it & add to salads with mango.
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Cilantro

  • aka fresh coriander, cilantro is the herb that is grown from the coriander seed. 
  • always best fresh, no need to cook or sauté this herb. 
  • chop finely & add as a finishing touch to rice, chicken, meat or soups. throw large handfuls into a blender to make a dressing or chutney.
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Mint

  • refreshing & cooling herb with stomach soothing properties.
  • best in cold preparations added at the end of a dish or steeped in hot water as a tea. 
  • ribbon then add to your favorite green salad or raita with yogurt & tomatoes. purée in a blender with other herbs, nuts & spices for a simple chutney. 
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