*A masala box 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, chili, garam masala, cumin, fenugreek, variety of masalas, ajwain (bishop’s weed) etc. are stored in this box.
*Some antique masaladabbis are heirloom art objects, and are passed on in a family from generation to generation.