The spicy goodness of Nepali cuisine is what makes it stand out from the rest. While the spices not only adds flavor in the food, it also bestows health benefits upon us. The following list describes some of the special herb and spices used in Nepali cooking and their hidden advantages. Most spices are available in Indian, East Asian, and Middle Eastern grocery stores or some health food stores and larger supermarkets. Here are a few of the commonly used spices in our Nepali homes, and their benefits.