Friday, January 6, 2012

Tandoori masala powder recipe

The secret for a perfect tandoori is a freshly ground spice mix that adds tons of flavor and aroma to the meat .follow the simple recipe to enjoy restaurant style tandoori at home .

Ingredients :

  • 4 cloves (adjust according to taste) 
  • 3 green cardamom
  • 1 inch stick of cinnamon
  • 1/2 tbs of peppercorn (adjust according to taste)
  • 1 tbs of coriander seeds
  • 1 tbs of cumin seeds
  • 2 tbs of fenugreek leaves 
  • 1/4 tsp of turmeric 
  • 1/2 tsp of kashmiri chili powder (adjust according to taste)
  • In a pan dry roast the first six ingredients until a nice aroma fills the kitchen
  • let cool and transfer to a dry and clean grinder 
  • make a fine powder and store in an airtight container.

  1. The masala stays fresh for weeks if refrigerated but freshly ground spice mix has its own flavor 
  2. Adjust the heat to your liking by reducing cloves,peppercorn and chilly powder

Here is a quick video tutorial:

Click for Tandoori chicken recipe

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