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Ingredients for masala 

Masala is a fragrant blend of spices used in curries, breyanis, atjars and many other savoury dishes. There are many different varieties of masala including wet and dry masala. There are special masalas for fish (with mustard seeds), vegetables atjars, chutneys, breyanis and rice dishes. Buy freshly ground masala from a spice shop or make your own as needed and use the spices best suited to the particular dish you are preparing. You can grind your spices with a simple pestle and mortar, a blender or a food processor.

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Makes: 800 grams
Ingredients
  • 100 g dried red chillies

  • 50 g black peppercorns

  • 250 g jeera seeds

  • 300 g coriander seeds

  • 50 g ground borrie

  • 50 g ground ginger

  • 10 g cloves

  • 10 g cinnamon sticks

  • 5 g cardamon pods

Method
  1. Intensify the flavours of the seeds by roasting them in an oven at 180°C for a few minutes

  2. Grind and mix with ground spices

  3. Store prepared masala in an airtight container to use as required.

Category: Condiment

Cuisine: Indian

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