Best Masala Brands in India – Mishry
Finding the best masalas just got easier! Here’s a compilation of the best masalas by popular brands tried and tested by Mishry.
Not just aroma and visual appeal, but also ﬂavors- that’s what a good quality masala adds to your dishes.
A pinch is all you need to take the dish from drab to fab. Be it something as common as pizza or as complex as curry, with the right blend of spices, you’re sorted. While nothing comes close to freshly roasted and ground masala, ready-to-use options are a big boon. Let’s learn about the best Masala brands in India that add convenience (among other things) to our culinary journey.
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Top Masala Brands in India
The infusion of masalas in our meals is what uplifts the ﬂavor and gives it a well-rounded taste. We have detailed below the top masala brands in India and the recommended masalas from each brand :
Catch is a well-known brand that offers whole, pure, and blended spices. It began its journey in 1987 with its classic table salt and pepper sprinklers. Since then there has been no stopping. Catch now holds a prominent space in every Indian kitchen.
Their spices are aromatic and fresh and made adhering to the highest quality standards. The brand is continuously striving to adapt to tradition while incorporating innovation at every stage. It exclusively uses the best production, packing, and consumer delivery practices.
Recommended Masalas from Catch Brand
During our multi-brand reviews, we found these masalas by Catch outstanding. These are must-haves in your pantry :
Catch Peri Peri Sprinkler
From fries to salads, give that kick of zing to your favorite dishes with Catch’s peri-peri sprinkler. It comes in a sprinkler bottle that makes it convenient to use anytime. The robust garlic and chilli followed by a mild tang is what made Catch’s Peri Peri Masala our Top Pick.
Catch Shahi Garam Masala
A pinch of Catch’s Shahi Garam Masala is all you need to amp up the ﬂavor of your everyday dishes. All the spices are blended in the right proportions and deliver lip-smacking results.
Catch Kitchen King Masala
In our review of the Best Kitchen King Masala in India, Catch was Mishry’s Spicy Top Pick. Why, you ask? It showcases a bold ﬂavor of spices, adds warmth to your dishes, and delivers a delectable spicy kick.
Catch Pasta Masala
Catch’s pasta masala has a well rounded ﬂavor proﬁle. It has a nice medley of spiciness, saltiness and tanginess. This gives your pasta a very homestyle, desi touch which we loved.
Catch Chicken Masala
This was one of our recommended brands during our review of the Best Chicken Masala Brands in India. It has a well rounded spiciness together with warm notes of khada masala.
Their shahi paneer masala, dal tadka masala and red chilli powder are also a few masalas we recommend.
In its long journey of 52 years, Everest has retained great standards of purity, freshness, and authenticity in every pack. From blended spices to its exotic range, it has a vast product line.
Recommended Masalas from Everest Brand
Over time we have reviewed numerous masalas by Everest. Everest’s Pav Bhaji Masala was the Top Pick during our review of the Best Pav Bhaji Masala brands in India. It was the winner since it had the correct blend of spices and the intensity of ﬂavors was the best amongst all the contenders. Their Pani Puri masala was one of the recommended brands during our Best Pani Puri Masala review.
MDH is yet another popular brand well known for its range of Indian spices. The brand procures its raw material directly from the centers and assures that uniform taste and quality is maintained across. Not just in India, but these spices are famous around the world including the UK, USA and Japan.
Recommended Masalas from MDH Brand
MDH’s Chana Masala was chosen as Mishry’s Top Pick due to its excellent potency and well balanced sourness. During our Best Pani Puri Masala review too, MDH Pani Puri Masala was crowned the winner. It is delicious and has a perfect blend of tanginess and spiciness. Last but not the least, its Kitchen King masala is another excellent spice we recommend.
Orika by Paras Spices is a relatively new entrant in the market of seasonings and spices. Right from spice mixes to seasonings to marinades, the extensive range of products is unmissable.
Recommended Masalas from Orika Brand
Their red chilli was the spiciest and packed in the most heat which is why it was our winner in the review. In addition, the Kitchen King Masala by Orika was also titled Mishry’s Top Pick as it had a robust and full-bodied ﬂavor proﬁle. Orika’s Italian Seasoning remains the best out there.
Since 1958, Badshah has been offering the best spices that are expertly sourced. The brand works towards maintaining the legacy, purity, and quality of its spices in order to serve you the best.
Recommended Masalas from Badshah Brand
The Chicken Masala is yet another ﬂavorful masala you can use to add depth of ﬂavor to your chicken curry and gravies. This was Mishry’s Top Pick among the six other popular brands chosen for our review of the Best Chicken Masala.
Keya is a well-known brand when it comes to herbs and other Italian seasoning. In order to deliver its customers the best spices, it ensures that the
ingredients are handpicked in the right proportions by expert chefs. These premium quality ingredients are blended gently and ground to perfection.
Recommended Masalas from Keya Brand
Though famous for its herbs and Italian seasoning, Keya also offers a range of everyday masalas. One of the best examples is Keya’s Chaat Masala. This masala will surely add a wonderful kick of ﬂavor to any plain fruit bowls or salad. It is chatpata, spicy and tangy.
Also, the pizza masala by Keya is super aromatic. It has inviting ﬂavors of garlic and oregano which is sure to make any Italian dish taste wonderful.
Embarking on its journey since 1983, today Eastern offers some of the ﬁnest and delicious Indian spices. It has been awarded for the Top Most Exporter of Curry Powder/ Spice Mix in the year 2014-2015.
Goldiee was incorporated in the year 1980 and claims to be the largest producer of quality spices and food products in India. Ever since its inception, the company has been growing in leaps and bounds. It offers a range of aromatic and ﬂavorful spices under one roof.
Recommended Masalas from Goldiee Brand
Goldiee Shahi Paneer Masala has a well rounded ﬂavor and natural, subtle sweetness. This was Mishry’s Top Pick during our Best Shahi Paneer Masala Brands in India review.
Another recommended masala from Goldiee is the Chana Masala. Emerged as Mishry’s Top Pick, Goldiee Chana Masala has a spicy and masaledaar taste.
9. Tata Sampann
Tata Sampann, launched by Tata Chemicals under its consumer products business, is aimed to provide food products that fulﬁll everyday needs of nourishment. From salt & spices to ready to eat, the brand has a lot to offer.
Recommended Masalas from Tata Sampann Brand
Overtime, we have reviewed a range of masalas from Tata Sampann. We highly recommend trying out Tata Sampann’s Dal Tadka Masala for enhancing the ﬂavor of your everyday dals. It is economically priced, super convenient to use and packed with ﬂavors.
Also, their red chilli powder was the second spiciest amongst all the contenders chosen during our Best Red Chilli Powder review. It has a vibrant deep orange-red color.
Made using selected ingredients of the highest grade, Roopak Spices adds a nice touch of natural ﬂavor and aroma to your everyday dishes. Apart from fresh spices, it also offers seasonal special spices that are made using homemade traditional methods.
Recommended Masalas from Roopak Brand
The Shahi Paneer Masala by Roopak was one of the runners up during our review of the Best Shahi Paneer Masala brands in India. It adds a beautiful color to the gravy and is free from added colors. Additionally, Roopak’s Fruit Chat Masala has a nice chatpata kick and well balanced salt level. The sync between sourness and spiciness is well maintained.
The idea to launch Aachi started in 1995. Today, Aachi is a leading FMCG brand in India. It aims to provide its customers with the highest quality and competitively priced spices.
Recommended Masalas from Aachi Brand
Aachi’s sambar masala was a runner up during our Best Sambar Masala Brands in India review. The tanginess coming in from the tamarind adds a pleasing ﬂavor. The ﬁnal result of the sambar was just perfect.
Our Top Picks & Recommendations
Here’s a consolidated list of our Top Picks And Recommendations :
- Best Garam Masala – Catch
- Best Peri Peri Masala – Catch
- Best Chana Masala – Goldiee, MDH
- Best Red Chilli Powder – Orika
- Best Sambar Masala – Eastern, Aachi
- Best Dal Tadka Masala – Catch, Tata Sampann
- Best Italian Seasoning – Orika
- Best Pav Bhaji Masala – Everest, Badshah
- Best Chicken Masala – Badshah, Catch
- Best Turmeric – Patanjali, Everest
- Best Shahi Paneer Masala – Goldiee, Orika, Roopak
- Best Kitchen King Masala – Orika, Catch
- Best Pani Puri Masala – MDH, Everest
- Best Hing – MDH, Everest
- Best Chaat Masala – Roopak, MDH, Keya
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some interesting FAQs on best masala brands.
Yes. These masalas are suitable for vegetarian cooking.
Yes. There are different packaging sizes that these masala brands offer starting with 7 gm to 1 kg quantity. Infact, a few brands like Catch also provide some masalas in a sprinkler bottle.
Most of the masala brands listed above do provide information on the directions to use the masala.
Yes, most brands are available on multiple online grocery shopping portals like Amazon, Flipkart, Jio Mart, Big Basket, Zepto and BlinkIt.
This was a sum up of the most popular, well-known and established masala brands in India.
Which is your go to masala brand?