Suppliers

These days our supermarkets stock most of the ingredients you need for Indian home-cooking, especially in the ‘world food’ section, although I’d encourage you to seek out your local Indian grocery shop to see what it has in store. Here are some of my favourite suppliers.

FRUIT AND VEG

Natoora
Address: natoora.co.uk
For top-quality fresh seasonal produce and herbs, including curry leaves, alphonso mangoes and wild mushrooms.

VB and Sons
Address: 147 ealing road, wembley, Ha40 4BU
A one-stop-shop in Wembley for a good and wide selection of fruit and veg, oils, flours, pickles and spices.

SPICES

Jalpur Millers Online
Address: jalpurmillersonline.com
Their own brand spices are fantastic.

The Spicery
Address: thespicery.com
For good-quality spices in quantities as little as a teaspoon, and true cinnamon from Sri Lanka:

FLOURS

Jalpur Millers Online
Address: jalpurmillersonline.com
They have their own mill to grind flours and spices, and they also have a shop at 137 Harrison road, Leicester, LE4 6NP.

OILS

For mustard oil and coconut oil (most others, such as rapeseed, groundnut and ghee should be available in your local supermarket):

Spices of India
Address: spicesofindia.com

SPECIAL INGREDIENTS

Sous Chef
Address: www.souschef.co.uk

Ottolenghi’s Pantry
Address: www.ottolenghi.co.uk/shop
For rose water, rose petals, ground cardamom, black cardamom and bright green sliced pistachios