#11 Star Anise
This exotic spice is commonly used in Indian and Chinese cooking. It grows well in subtropical climates. Check our article to learn how to grow it.
It’s an ingredient in many sweet and savory dishes and widely used in Middle Eastern, Arabic, Indian and Swedish cuisine. You can grow it in pots in your home
#13 Asafoetida (Hing) Plant
The highly potent aroma and flavor of asafoetida make it a great addition to curries, soups, daal, and lentil recipes. It grows best in moderate climates (USDA Zones 7-9). This herb can grow up to 5-6 feet tall in pots.
#14 Indian Bay Leaf (Tej Patta)
This bay leaf is used to flavor rice dishes like biryani, gravies, soups, and curries. This plant grows best in warm subtropical and tropical climate. You can also plant it in a container in a cold climate and keep it indoors during winter.
#15 Curry Tree
Curry tree leaves are used in curries, chutneys, uttapam. Most extensively in South Indian and Sri Lankan recipes. The leaves can be dried under shade and stored for long use if fresh leaves are not available. The aroma of curry tree leaves is distinct, very sweet, and lingering.
#16 Black Pepper
Black pepper fruits or peppercorns are one of the most popular spices in the world, available in most of the kitchens, and used in a variety of cuisines for their heat and spiciness. You can even grow it in pots, but it prefers a warm and humid climate.