Tandoori Masala Powder

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 2” cinnamon stick
  • 14-15 green cardamoms
  • 3 black cardamom
  • 1 tsp cloves
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns
  • 1 star anise
  • 2 florets of mace
  • 2 pieces of 2” dried ginger
  • 6 Kashmiri dry red chillies
  • 7-8 dry red chillies
  • 1 tbsp kasuri methi
  • Salt

Method –

  1. Heat a skillet
  2. Dry roast cumin seeds, coriander seeds and fennel seeds on low flame for 1-2 minutes
  3. Transfer the roasted spices on a plate to cook down
  4. Dry roast cinnamon stick, green and black cardamoms, cloves, peppercorns, star anise and mace for about 3-4 minutes on low flame
  5. Add dry ginger. Roast for another minute on low flame
  6. Transfer to a plate to cool
  7. Add the chillies to the skillet. Roast on low flame
  8. Put all the roasted ingredients in a grinder.
  9. Add 1 tbsp kasuri methi
  10. Grind to a fine powder
  11. Add salt and store in an airtight container

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