Kitchen Storage & Containers
stored in rigid sealed containers to prevent moisture contamination or insect or rodent infestation.
For kitchen use, glass containers are the most traditional
A masala box (or masala dabbi, dabbe, or dabba) is a popular spice storage container widely used in Indian kitchens.
A typical masaladabbi has a number of small cups, often seven, placed inside a round or square box.
The modern boxes have transparent lids and display the contents inside.Usually a small spoon (approximately 1/2 teaspoon size) accompanies the box.
The most popular and daily usage spices like mustard, chilli, garam masala, cumin, tea, sugar, fenugreek, variety of grams, bishop's weed etc are stored in this box.
Some antique masala dabbis are heirloom art objects, and are passed on in a family from generation to generation.