The below are the essentials that are always stocked up in my pantry. Although I sometimes buy other things for one time use.

Staples

  1. Sona Masoori Rice
  2. Basmati Rice
  3. Whole wheat (Atta) flour
  4. Toor Dal
  5. Moong Dal
  6. Channa Dal
  7. Urad Dal (Whole/broken)
  8. Green Moong dal
  9. Chickpeas
  10. Semolina (Rava)
  11. Vermicilli
  12. Quiona 
  13. Oats
  14. Dried pasta 

Every day Powder

  1. Sambar powder
  2. Rasam powder
  3. Lentil (paruppu) powder
  4. Kothamalli vara podi
  5. Idli/ Dosa Milagai podi

Other Pantry Essential

  1. Coconut powder
  2. Tamarind
  3. Jaggery

 

 

Spices& Nuts

Whole Spices

  1. Mustard Seeds

  2. Fenugreek Seeds

  3. cumin seeds
  4. Whole black pepper
  5. coriander seeds
  6. Dried Red chillis

Whole Garam Masala

  1. Bay Leaf
  2. Cinnamon
  3. Anise (Anistar)
  4. Cloves
  5. Cardomom
  6. poppy seeds

Nuts/Dried fruits

  1. Almonds
  2. Cashew
  3. Raisins

Spice Powder

  1. Red chilli powder
  2. Coriander powder
  3. Turmeric powder
  4. Cumin powder
  5. Fenugreek powder
  6. Garam (Kitchen King) Masala
  7. Chat Masala

Condiments

  1. Pickles

  2. Ginger Garlic paste

  3. Tamarind pulp
  4. Tomato Ketchup
  5. Tomato Sauce
  6. Chilli Soy Sauce
  7. Coconut Milk
  8. Condensed Milk

OIls

  1. Peanut Oil (For Deep fries)
  2. Gingelly Oil
  3. Ghee
  4. Olive oil
  5. Coconut oil
  6. Butter

HERbs

  1. Kandanthippili 
  2. Arisi thipili
  3. Dried Italian Herbs
  4. Dried Basil
  5. Dried Mint