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Table 6 Quantity of spice intake per portion size of spice consumed from individual dishes (g)

From: Assessing intake of spices by pattern of spice use, frequency of consumption and portion size of spices consumed from routinely prepared dishes in southern India

Curry
Spice No. of portion sizes Mean ± S.D. Median 90 th percentile Range
Chillies 120 2.06 ± 1.24 1.8 3.6 0.06-7.2
Turmeric 120 0.67 ± 0.5 0.54 1.2 0.09-3.75
Coriander 58 1.43 ± 1.77 0.85 3.4 0.12-9.2
Cardamom 23 0.44 ± 0.38 0.3 0.84 0.08-1.42
Cinnamon 22 0.75 ± 0.74 0.5 1.44 0.02-3.4
Caraway 20 1.42 ± 1.14 0.92 2.8 0.3-4.32
Cloves 18 0.44 ± 0.44 0.2 0.9 0.04-1.5
B. pepper 18 1.27 ± 1.3 0.31 3 0.14-3.6
Fenugreek 17 0.87 ± 1.05 0.4 1.2 0.16-4
Asafoetida 13 0.5 ± 0.38 0.4 0.9 0.2-1.5
Cumin 7 0.55 ± 0.28    0.04-1.5
Total   10.4 ± 9.22    
   Rice    
Spice N Mean ± S.D. Median 90 th percentile Range
Chillies 56 2.38 ± 2.17 1.8 5 0.05-12.4
Turmeric 64 0.71 ± 0.49 0.6 1.35 0.1-3
Cloves 65 0.39 ± 0.8 0.1 1.2 0.03-4.5
Cardamom 70 0.47 ± 0.75 0.26 0.6 0.04-4.24
Cinnamon 62 0.94 ± 0.99 0.6 1.8 0.02-6.4
Caraway 59 1.14 ± 1.09 0.9 2.3 0.11-5.52
B.pepper 30 1.11 ± 1.18 0.75 3 0.1-4.4
Mustard 20 1.27 ± 1.27 0.83 2.25 0.4-6
Nutmeg 17 0.15 ± 0.14 0.13 0.17 0.04-0.64
Mace 12 0.19 ± 0.09 0.2 0.23 0.07-0.4
Total   8.75 ± 8.97    
Chutney
Spice N Mean ± S.D. Median 90 th percentile Range
Cumin 88 1.94 ± 1.89 1.2 4.1 0.13-10
Chillies 77 4.15 ± 4.15 2.4 8.8 0.5-20.2
Turmeric 64 0.74 ± 0.48 0.6 1.5 0.12-2.25
Mustard 49 0.99 ± 0.77 0.75 2 0.15-3.6
Coriander 18 1.76 ± 1.29 1.4 3.06 0.32-4.6
Total   9.58 ± 8.58    
Dhal
Spice N Mean ± S.D. Median 90 th percentile Range
Chillies 85 4.18 ± 3.75 2.88 9 0.36-18.72
Turmeric 83 0.79 ± 0.57 0.6 1.5 0.12-3.2
Cumin 87 1.59 ± 1.35 1.2 2.6 0.12-7.5
Asafoetida 22 0.6 ± 0.4 0.4 1.2 0.12-1.62
Mustard 43 1.16 ± 0.92 0.9 2.7 0.15-3.6
Total   8.32 ± 6.99