Parsi Dhansak Spice with recipe. Leena Spices product

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Make heads turn whenever you speak its name.

Make mouths drool when they smell the aroma.

Change the way your family eats when you start cooking this traditional Indian Dhansak Masala.

This dhansak mix is a wonderful mix of spices and herbs that may look overwhelming to the eye; however, each ingredient has been carefully chosen for its unique taste, smell and use.

This aromatic combination dates back centuries and is inspired by the Parsi people and their cooking.

Add the spice to curry and it will create a sweet rich flavour with a delightful aroma.

It is traditionally used with lamb, goat meat or mutton, however, tastes amazing with chicken, fish or vegetable curry too.

The flavour of this dhansak mix is so divine that once you try it there is no turning back and you will continue cooking with it for years to come.

Transform your cooking and let the plate explode with flavour today.

No preservatives or additives

No food colouring

Salt free

Sugar free

Nut free

Fat free

Pure spice


Bayleaf, Black Pepper, Caraway, Cardamom, Cinnamon, Cloves, Coriander, Cumin, Fenugreek, Garlic, Ginger, Mango powder, Mustard Seeds, Nutmeg, Paprika, Poppy Seeds, Star Anise, and Turmeric.




* Leena Dhansak spice 2 tsp

* Red lentils 250g

* Spinach chopped 250g

* Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp

* Black mustard seeds 1/4 tsp

* 1 medium onion, finely chopped

* 2 medium tomatoes, chopped

* Minced garlic 1 tsp

* Minced ginger 1 tsp

* Olive oil 2 - 3 Tbsp

* Yoghurt or lemon juice 1 tsp

* Few leaves of mint and coriander, chopped

* 2 cups of water

* Cayanne pepper to taste

* Salt to taste


1. Soak lentil in hot water for 20 minutes

2. Heat oil in a saucepan on medium heat.

3. Add cumin and mustard seeds and onion. Fry for 2 to 3 minutes.

4. Add minced garlic and ginger. Fry until golden brown.

5. Add Leena Dhansak spice, salt, Cayenne and tomatoes. Cook for 5 minutes.

6. Add lentils and water. You can add more water if you need to.

7. Cover and cook for 30 minutes or until tender.

8. Add spinach, mint, coriander and cook for 5 minutes more. Stir.

9. Add yoghurt or lemon juice.

10. Mix well and serve.

* You can also add chicken, lamb, vegetables or paneer of your choice. This can be added along when you add lentil.