This pre-made whole spice mix is renowned for the quick popping sounds it makes as it hits a hot pan swirled with ghee or mustard oil. Panch phoron means “five tempering spices”. Made of fenugreek, nigella, cumin, fennel and black mustard seeds, panch phoron is always used whole and never ground. It is the undisputed darling of Bengali and Bangladeshi cuisine, occupying an everyday pride. Panch phoron is a spice blend that adapts easily to vegan cooking, brightening up a simple Indian vegetable stir-fry or a cosy lentil soup. You can use it to create a wide variety of south Asian dishes, making JK masala's panch phoron spice mix a must-have for your spice rack!