Spices are defined as a " strongly flavored or aromatic substance of vegetable origin, obtained from tropical plants, commonly used as a condiment". Spices were once as precious as gold. India play a very important role in the spice market of the world. In ancient times majority of the spices were produced in India and exported world wide. Sophistication and subtle use of spices characterize world food and world cuisine. These spices play a very important role in the cooking. By spices we make our food tasty and hot. Some of the spices are required for the aroma, some for the flavor and some for the complimenting other spices.