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nalAmudhu Kalpasi | Dagad Phool | Stone Flower - 1.75 Ounce (50g)

nalAmudhu Kalpasi | Dagad Phool | Stone Flower - 1.75 Ounce (50g)

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Kalpasi or Dagad Phool or Stone Flower is a lichen. It has no taste, no smell and is light like paper. You cannot crush it or powder it - it has to be torn apart like say, cellophane tape. It is used extensively in Chettinad cooking, especially chicken curries etc., and in the maharashtrian 'Goda' masala.

  • Stone flower or kalpasi - With its mild aromatic flavour, Kalpasi is used to add aroma to soup preparations and also as a soup thickener.
  • kalpasi, is a species of lichen used as spice in India. The species occurs throughout the temperate Northern and Southern Hemispheres
  • Kalpasi is generally used in combination with other spices like cardamom, cloves, bay leaves, cinnamon, nutmeg, star anise, saffron, peppers etc. for flavor.
  • Kal Pasi or Dagad ka Phool or Patthar ka phool / Black Stone Flower / Kalu Pacchi / Ratthi pavalu / Kallu houvu is a particular variety of lichen used in Indian cooking.
  • nalAmudhu Spice products are packed JUST IN TIME in order to deliver only the FRESH NEW ARRIVALS properly sealed in Zip lock Pouches. This retains the AROMA, FLAVOUR & TASTE of the product and LONGER shelf-life for our esteemed clients. FRESH, FAST & VALUE is our MOTTO. So, order with confidence.
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