Showing posts with label Masalas. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Masalas. Show all posts

Friday, 26 October 2012

Biryani Masala

This powder is used for any type of Biryani.


bay leaf  4
black cardamom 4
black cumin 1 tsp
cinnamon sticks 4
cloves  8
coriander powder 2tbsp
cumin powder 1 tbsp
dried plums 10 (optional)
fried onion 2tbsp
ground cardamom 10
pepper corns 10
pomegranate seeds 1 tbsp
red chilli powder 1tsp
turmeric 1/4 tsp


  1. Dry roast all the above spices, Take a blender add all the spices and make a powder.
  2. Store the masala in an airtight container for upto 5-6 months


Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Magic Garam Masala

Jeera (Cumin Seeds) 100 grams
Dhania Dana (Coriander Seeds) 35 Grams
Kali Mirch ( Black Pepper) 65 Grams
Badi Ilaychi Cardamom Seeds 75 Grams
Magic Garam Masala
Choti Ilaychi Green Cardamom ( seeds from 10 Cardamoms)
Saunf ( Fennel) 35 grams
Cloves 20 grams
Cinnamon 15 grams
Black Cumin Seeds 20 grams
Bay Leaves 15 grams
Ginger Powder 15 grams
Jaiphal ( Nutmeg) 3

  1. Roast each of the above till they turn aromatic.
  2.  Grind all the ingredients to a fine powder.
  3.  Powder to a fine powder using a coffee grinder or a mixer
  4.  You can make a larger quantity of this by using the above ingredients in the same ratio
  5. Store in an air tight container.

Magic Garam masala is a key ingrediant, which I will be using in most of my recipes.