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Masaleydaar: Classic Indian Spice Blends

A project in Roswell, GA by Nandita Godbole

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Recipes for regional spice blends from all over India, and recipes to use them.
Backers: 252
Average Pledge Per Backer: $66

Funded: $16,747 of $8,000
Dates: Jan 14th -> Mar 15th (60 days)
Project By: Nandita Godbole
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Latest News

Holy Pots of Pepper!! We have crossed $16k!!

March 15th - via:
Get ready to celebrate...  ...cause we have crossed a critical stretch goal of $16k. This means Masaleydaar will include a chapter on regional Indian chilies. Yes. Chilies. You have heard of Kashmiri Chilies - and maybe Bhut Jolokia - but there are... (Read More)

Only $800 from the Zayka Shayka stretch goal!

March 13th - via:
We are in the last few hours of the campaign.. and wow! I am incredibly grateful to all of you for being on board with me, on this ambitious project as Masaleydaar becomes a one-of-a-kind cookbook that preserve heritage spice blends from all over... (Read More)

Another add-on: handmade small plates.

March 9th - via:
I brought these home from studio this week and my family cant wait to claim them for their own use.  I have a few more coming out of the kiln next week and beyond.  Our campaign ends in a few short days, on March 15, and I wanted to share the... (Read More)

New add-ons: Roti & Seven Pots of Tea

March 5th - via:
Based on feedback received on my last update, I have added print & digital versions of two more of my books: Roti: 40 Classic Indian Breads & Sides (2019), w/ forewords by Raghavan Iyer & Ken Albala Seven Pots of Tea: an Ayurvedic... (Read More)

Your support is incredible!

March 4th - via:
We are in the last 12 days of the campaign, and have 199 backers (pre-orders). This is phenomenal - truly. AND, we've crossed 12K... yayayay!! As a creator, the time when a campaign is live is perhaps the most anxiety laden - because everything... (Read More)

About the hand-made pinch bowls add-on.

February 24th - via:
If you are curious about the pinch bowls, below is my IG reel on what I've made so far - and these are just my first ones. During the campaign, I like sharing updates on a weekly basis, but this was too good to leave until Saturday :) You'll need an... (Read More)

Amazing - Amazing! And some new add-ons

February 20th - via:
Amazing-Amazing! Wanna hear a cheesy (but true) pun? You add just the right "zing" to Masaleydaar. Thanks to your fabulous support we have crossed our first stretch goal of $10k. It means MORE of everything - more spice blends & more... (Read More)

Pardon the interruption but...

February 6th - via:
Pardon the interruption, but ya'll are amazing! I have an ear-worm set of lyrics this morning, "This is how we do it". So wether you like the Katy Perry version or the Montell Jordon version, or any other version (share with me please)...  do a... (Read More)

Quick videos: Inching ahead at 89% - and an unboxing video you may enjoy, and a recipe video

February 5th - via:
So grateful for the continued love and support for Masaleydaar. We are at 89% (!!!)  When I told my mom about the excitement for Masaleydaar, she shipped me "a few" spices from India. I had not planned to do a video, but ended up recording an... (Read More)

75% and inching closer! (And a short reel)

February 2nd - via:
This is so exciting!! I am extremely happy to see our campaign so close to the finish line. It means that more people believe in this book, in what is possible, and are happy to be part of this flavor packed cookbook, Masaleydaar! Thank you for being... (Read More)

YAY! 60% goal reached.

January 26th - via:
Hooray! Celebrate, cause we are hovering around 60% of the goal! Spread the word, share the love, tell anyone who will listen so we can make one heck of a phenomenal book. Did you know that for a brief window of time, India had a French colony in... (Read More)

Yay for supporting a Kickstarter “Project We Love”

January 20th - via:
Thank you to those of you who are helping me make this dream cookbook a reality - and a massive YAY! Because this is a Kickstarter “Project We Love”. Do that happy little shake for good things that the Universe blesses us with. If you’ve not... (Read More)

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