Panch Phoran

Preparation info
  • Makes

    5 tablespoons

    • Difficulty


Appears in
From Scratch: 10 Meals, 175 Recipes, and Dozens of Techniques You Will Use Over and Over

By Michael Ruhlman

Published 2019

  • About

Panch phoran is available from specialty retailers, but Suvir Saran shared his recipe. It is typically used as a whole spice, adding texture as well as flavor, but Suvir says you can also pulverize it if you wish.


  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon fennel seeds
  • 1 table


Mix together and store in an airtight container for up to 1 year.