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Indian Grocery - Spices & Masala Dabba

ciaogina Mar 10, 2008 10:34 PM

I'm itching to find a traditional Indian spice box set made up of two lids, as set of inner tins and one or more spice spoons. The set is found in most Indian homes and is used to store the most commonly used spices.


I could buy it at the above link but think it would be much more fun to go to an Indian grocery. Any suggestions?

  1. osho Mar 11, 2008 05:50 AM

    India Cash and Carry in Sunnyvale on El Camino Real. Call first though.

    India Cash & Carry
    1032 E El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA

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      ceekskat Mar 11, 2008 07:21 AM

      Whichever is closer to you, but call first.

      Namaste Plaza

      India Cash & Carry
      1058 Shell Blvd # D
      Foster City, CA 94404
      (650) 212-0608

      Dana Bazar
      5113 Mowry Ave
      (between Blacow Rd & Farwell Dr
      )Fremont, CA 94538
      (510) 742-0555

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        edanna Mar 11, 2008 09:09 AM

        India Cash & Carry is where I bought mine. At that time, they only had one with a steel lid, not with a transparent lid. Surprisingly, World Market also carries this item (with a transparent lid, and of smaller size than Cash & Carry, I think):
        They have several locations in the Bay area.

        1. Robert Lauriston Mar 11, 2008 09:12 AM

          I think I saw a nice one at Milan in Berkeley.

          Milan International
          990 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94710

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          1. re: Robert Lauriston
            oakjoan Mar 11, 2008 11:04 PM

            Ditto, Milan on the corner of 9th and University. AND you can pick up a video while you shop.

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            ciaogina Mar 11, 2008 07:15 PM

            Thanks everyone for the leads...will call before going on a fruitless adventure!

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