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Mohanlal Verhomal Spices

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Address: Shop No 209 - B | Vegetable Market, Clock Tower, Jodhpur 342002, India
Phone Number: +91-291-5109347
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mohanlal Verhomal was the legend of spices in JOdhpur city of Rajasthan. He...

Mohanlal Verhomal was the legend of spices in JOdhpur city of Rajasthan. He was the pioneer of the spices. He was the first person to introduce and sell spices to the tourists coming from all over the world. His aim was to provide the best quality and best blends of spices to the foreign tourists. He made JOdhpur city (dry) popular for the spices with his mixing s and best quality spices and service. MV Spices is the old and original spices-seller of the city with great quality and service to the tourist. He and his spices are recommended by all the travel guide books.Unfortunately, Mr.Mohanlal Verhomal expired in 2004, leaving behind his family of seven daughters and his wife. Since they are women, but still they took step against the soceity to continue with the business in this men-dominating society of India.After his death, there are lots of duplicate shops around the market, they all have similar name, as they have-MV SPICES.All the other spices shops start their name with "M"-to confuse tourists. When you will visit the store you will find one of the daughter of Mr.Mohanlal Verhomal to explain you about the spices, teas and saffron. Meanwhile you can have a cup chai with them.More details you will find when you will visit the store.

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Buy your spices here

3 shops run by daughters of original owners. Lovely people. Intelligent with impeccable English. All spices very good quality. You may buy cheaper elsewhere but what are you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was lucky enough to have met, Neelam, the third daughter of the late Mohanlal Verhomal ("King" of Spices). Neelam was not not only charming, but has a very good sense of humour - and she sure knows her spices and other products. I don't cook a lot of indian cuisine, but these spices have brought out the inner chef... More 

Thank singozzie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

3 shops run by daughters of original owners. Lovely people. Intelligent with impeccable English. All spices very good quality. You may buy cheaper elsewhere but what are you getting? Bewar imitation shops with similar names.

Thank JC349
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A warm and spicy welcome awaits. Fantastic story. Fantastic knowledge and advice on every spice you could want. Your friends at home will think your cooking abilities are second to none.....any customer at mv knows it's the girls spices and recipes that are to thank. The original and best spice shop.

Thank Dan I
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you to the two daughters, of the seven, that helped us with choosing the right spices, they are both knowledgeable and informative about all the spices that they have available. If you have some spare time the young ladies are happy to pass on their fathers recipes otherwise leave your email address and they will send them to you.... More 

Thank AlegnaNorman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Jodphur trip included a trip to MV spices, we we were told the story behind this shop and I was eager to see for myself.... This place is amazing, it's in the clock tower city market , easy to spot and your can almost sniff it out, the aromas lead you directly there... This is a great go to... More 

Thank Gulliver535
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped to visit to pick up Darjeeling Tea, Kavita was charming, helpful and knowledgeable. I purchased a lovely amount of tea for myself and as gifts for friends at home in addition to some currys and other spices. She took my email number and is sending me recipes and instructions for the proper use of my purchases. And as a... More 

Thank Joyce L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We floated into this shop whilst exploring the clock tower markets, and we ended up staying for half an hour or so snuffling around and learning about the spices. You will be given a very warm welcome and a whole heap of interesting information, definitely worth a butchers if you're in the area!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We went here as part of our holiday in Northern India and were delighted to come upon a such a quality shop run by -charming! - ladies only. This is quite a challenge in India which is still VERY male dominated although men are of course VERY welcome to this shop as well as women! You have to work more... More 

Thank Halaf
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

one stop to get all the spices u ned including some local flavours like the sabzi masala, one can even order online if u love spices do stop over and buy some

Thank Karthik S
Burnaby, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

After touring the Fort we came across the M.V. Spices kiosk near the exit. Continuously pursuing culinary arts as, first a possible career path and now a hobby, I was immediately drawn to a large multi-pack of a variety of different spices and was very interested in purchasing a few. We did not want to carry them with us though... More 

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