Vadouvan, pronounced “Vad oo van”, is sometimes spelled as Vaudouvan and is also known as vadavam, vadagam, or vadakam. This is the French’s version of an Indian masala. It’s believed to have originated in the Puducherry (formerly known as Pondicherry) region in southeastern India which was under French colonial influence on and off beginning in 1675 and lasting until 1962. Recipes for Vadouvan spice blends vary, with the most common ingredients including onion, garlic, cumin, mustard and fenugreek.
Ingredients: Toasted Onion, Shallot, Roasted Garlic, Cumin, Brown Mustard, Fenugreek, Cardamom, Turmeric, Curry Leaves, Nutmeg, Marash Chili Flake.