Meal Mantra is a line of SOFI Award winning all-natural dips, Chutneys and Curry Simmer sauces. Meal Mantra sauces are crafted in small batches with our heirloom family recipes from the creators of Tandoori Cuisine and simmered to perfection. Indian Cuisine is complex and difficult to get right for someone looking to create healthy, flavorful and often vegetarian/vegan options. Our mission is to offer easy to do, clean label, all natural sauces that take the tedium out of an intricate cuisine yet allow a wonderful culinary exploration.
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Our Story

The founders, Tarun and Anu are fitness enthusiasts who share their passion of eating well with easy to do sauces and believe sharing exciting culinary experiences binds us all together. Tarun is a medical doctor by training and Anu, the grand daughter of famous chef Kundan Lal Gujral, is a tireless creator of new culinary delights. Anu and Tarun founded and managed a Pharmaceutical manufacturing company for 20 years in their prior entrepreneurial endeavor.

Anu learned to appreciate the wonderful art of cooking at an early age when she would follow her grandfather Kundan Lal Gujral, (inventor of the Tandoori Cuisine with such dishes as Dal Makhani, Tandoori Chicken and Butter Chicken – the inspiration for the now global favorite Chicken Tikka Masala) into the kitchens of the legendary Moti Mahal restaurant in India and lose track of time in the aromas, tastes and textures of food as she stood enraptured in the thrall of a man who was in his element creating artistic masterpieces that would lure his customers to another world of culinary wizardry.

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Proudly Owned by

Tarun Bhalla

Anu Bhalla


196 Quincy Street

Dorchester, Massachusetts 02121



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The Details
Menu Options
  • South Asian
  • Vegan, Vegetarian
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
About Meal Mantra
  • Women-owned, Asian-owned, Immigrant-owned
  • Current Kitchen Member
  • Made at CommonWealth Kitchen
Product Information
  • Shelf-stable Product
  • Ready for food service
  • Distributed by: Associated Buyers, Costa, Farm Fresh RI

Meal Mantra Products

Goan Curry

A tangy curry infused with herbs and the delicate flavors of Lemongrass, Kaffir lime, Galangal, Tomatoes and aromatic spices makes this curry a burst of flavors and redolent of the joyful beaches of Goa!

Lentil Tempering

Use this magical sauce made with herbs & spices to create an authentic, rich Lentil Soup packed with flavor.


This is a mild and delicious smooth sauce, with a rich and delicate spice blend that goes equally well with vegetables and meats.

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