Spices of Kerala

24 Mar


The spices of Kerala date back to thousands of years in the history of the state. In the ancient times, Kerala rose to fame all around the world solely on the basis of the riches brought into the state, because of its monopoly over spices.

Musiri, the ancient port of Kerala became the base of world spice trade, almost ages ago. It is sometimes said the Western colonization in India, was the attempt of the West to control the spice trade from the state. The arrival of Vasco Da Gama in India and its spice trade was the result of the same.


Posted by on 24/03/2017 in Kerala, Uncategorized


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7 responses to “Spices of Kerala

  1. Margarita

    24/03/2017 at 7:58 PM

    Those look like cardamom pods, Anil. 😉 xoM

  2. margaret21

    01/04/2017 at 11:09 PM

    Oh, I loved seeing those great baskets or piles of spices during my stay in India.


    05/04/2017 at 10:31 AM

    I loved visiting your blog sir. It has great quality content ☺

    • Anil

      05/04/2017 at 10:37 AM

      Thanks Himanshi for your visit to my blog. Glad that you liked the content. 🙂

    • Anil

      20/05/2017 at 9:45 PM



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