Panch Puren is an exotic spice mix used mainly in Eastern India (Bengal, Oriya, Assam). It comprises of five ingredients in added in equal parts – Nigella seeds (Kalonji), cumin seeds (whole jeera), mustard seeds (rai /sarsoon), fenugreek seeds (methi) and fennel seeds (saunf).
Add just a little bit of this mix to mustard oil and season your dal or sabji with the goodness of these 5 essential elements. Its powerful flavour lends a distinct taste to dishes like shuktho, aloo posto, fish and chicken curries, etc.
Keep away from humidity.