Best Indian Supermarket in Queens : super crowded on weekends, south Indian items to north Indian items, Groceries, Fresh vegetables, desi spices, frozen snacks, fresh ginger, curry leaves, pan leaves, chilles, incense & pooja items : SWAD Brand
37-27 74th Street New York (NY) Phone: 718 898 3445
Indian Grocery, spices, halal meat, fruits & veggies, dairy products, snacks
74-18 37th Ave New York (NY) Phone: 718 255 1365
Buy Indian Groceries Online
Please note that some of the grocery stores may have closed down, make sure you phone ahead b4 you go. Fresh Indian Vegetables Normally Arrive on Thursdays, Fridays Or Weekends in India Grocery Stores! The selection & quality of vegetables depends on the day you visit.
Essential Spices & Herbs for Indian Cooking
Having the right spices and ingredients in your kitchen will help you get started to try out the wonderful Indian recipes.
Indian grocery stores offer almost all spices, grains (rice, wheat - atta ), dried pulses and lentils that are necessary for indian cooking. India Spices are staple in curries and curry powders, Garam Masala is a spice mix used in Indian Cooking.
Bhindi (okra), Bitter Gourd (Karela), Eggplant (Baingan), Bottle Gourd (Lauki), Winter Melon, Drumstick
Turmeric, Black pepper (Kali Mirchi), Cumin, Red Chilli Powder (Dried Red Chili Pepper), Coriander (Dhania), Cardamom (Elaichi black & green), Cloves (Laung), Nutmeg and mace, Cassia bark (Chinese cinnamon), Mustard seeds (yellow, black, or brown), Fenugreek, Saffron (Kesar), Asafoetida (Hing), Bay Leaf (Tej Patta)
Garlic (Lehsun), Ginger (Adrak), Fresh Curry Leaves, Fresh Coriander (Hara Dhaniya), Green Chili Pepper (hari mirch)
Most Indian grocery stores have an aisle specifically dedicated to snacks from India : chevda, aloo bhujia, Bombay mix, spiced chickpeas, bhelpuri, charmuri
Masala Chai, Darjeeling & Assam Teas, herbal teas
Indian Vegetables / veggies : Fresh Produce
Okra (Bhindi), Eggplant (Baigan, Brinjal), Bitter Gourd (Karela), Bottle Gourd (Lauki - Kaddu - Doodhi), Coriander leaves, Ivy Gourd - Tindora, Coconut
India Frozen Goods
Shredded coconut, North Indian Snacks, Punjabi Samosa, Paneer, Ready To Eat & Cook
Indian Biscuits Snacks and Cookies
Bourbon biscuit,parle, glucose, marie, monaco, macvities, khari, tea toast, chikki, twi, cadbury, nestle
Basmati Rice, Sona Masoori, Jasmin Rice, Wheat Floor (Atta), Besan Floor, Sooji Floor, Rava Foor
Toor Dal, Moong Dal, Urad Dal, Chana Dal, Urad Dal, Kabuli Chana, Kala Chana, Masoor Dal, Whole Moong
Dosa batter available in many india stores.
Chicken, Goat Meat, Beef : Most Indian stores clean poultry & meats.
India Movies Rentals : Indian Languages
Most Indian Stores let you rent current Bollywood movies and other regional languages : Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada
Watch HD Hindi Movies Free
Pooja Items in Desi Stores
Puja Samagri for religious ceremony, Mandirs, Idols, Ganesha, Incense.
Watch out for Expired Items in Desi Stores
Desi Grocery Store
Indian Grocery stores (aka desi store) typically offer standard Indian cooking needs such as dals, rice, spices, sweets, fresh Indian vegetables, relishes and chutneys but some of them offer small chat and quick bites option with fresh and traditional indian food among other things.
Indian Grocery Store is not just about buying food. It's also the place to get advice about what the good neighborhoods are, how to find an apartment, even employment and much more...