Indian National Airways Market
Shop No. 245, INA Market, Sri Aurobindo Marg, INA Market, Aviation Colony, Laxmi Bai Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110023, India
+91 11 2464 1069
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Sun - Sat 10am - 9pm
Indian National Army Market, New DelhiLive crabs from Chennai? Fresh turmeric, bamboo shoot, bitter gourd? The Indian National Army Market, or INA, carries nearly every spice, meat, fruit, vegetable, and grain on the planet. Here are a few ingredients to stash in your suitcase. Opposite Dilli Haat, in Kidwai Nagar. Closed Mondays. —Jocelyn C. Zuckerman
Kokum: This dark fruit is slightly astringent. Use it to elevate the complexity of coconut curries.
Patthar Ke Phool: The black stone flower, a fluffy, aromatic lichen, is used in Chettinad cuisine.
Asafoetida: The onion-garlic flavor of this stinky powdered gum sticks with you. Be sure to pack it in an airtight container! (Shown.)
This appeared in the November/December 2011 issue.