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One of the challenges of exploring Indian cooking and foods is knowing where to go to buy your supplies!  Los Angeles is a huge city and it can sometimes feel like you’re looking for a “needle in a haystack,” or in this case some decent cardamom or asafoetida!

Below you’ll find some of my favorite places to shop for ingredients and kitchen supplies.  Of course, this list reflects my current personal experiences and preferences. I am still discovering and exploring new resources all the time. If there are places that you’ve discovered that are your own favorites, please comment and share them!

India Sweets & Spices
22011 Sherman Way
Canoga Park, CA 91303
Phone:  (818) 887-1417
indiasweetsandspices.us

Bombay Spiceland
8650 Reseda Blvd
Northridge, CA 91324
Phone:  (818) 701-9383
Yelp Review

The neighborhood of “Little India”
Pioneer Blvd (approximately 183rd to 188th streets)
Artesia, CA  90701
losangeles.cbslocal.com

Star Restaurant Equipment
6178 Sepulveda Blvd
Van Nuys, CA 91411
(818) 782-4460
chefstoys.com

Sur la Table has locations all over Los Angeles, and has an exhaustive inventory of kitchen equipment, from pans and spatulas to quality ice cube trays.
surlatable.com

Melinda Lee is not only a radio program all about food, but also this website as well.
melindalee.com