How to make Kadhai Masala | Indian Spice mix

Kadai Masala is a flavourful Indian spice blend that can make ordinary curry dishes extraordinary. Basically we roast whole spices and then grind them to make this masala powder.

Ingredients/ Method

(masala would be enough to prepare 1-2 curry dishes)

12-15 Black peppercorn
5-6 green cardamom pods
1 tbsp cumin seeds
1.5 tbsp coriander seeds
5-6 cloves

You can also grind bay leaf and cinnamon stick or use them as such in your dish.
Dry roast all your whole spices and then grind them to make a powder (masala) and you it in your dishes ( towards the end of the preparation method)

Also learn how to make: Curry Powder and Garam Masala

How to make Garam Masala at home? Indian Spice Blend Recipe

Garam Masala

Garam Masala is an aromatic Indian spice blend made by dry roasting and grinding fresh spices like cumin, coriander, black cardamom etc. This flavorful spice blend can be added to any vegetable dish to enhance its taste. Each Indian family has their own unique recipe for Garam Masala. Here I am sharing ¬†with you my Grandma’s recipe which has been passed down in our family from generation to generation. Give it a try and you will fall in love with Indian food.

Coriander seeds- 2 tbsp
Cumin seeds- 2 tbsp
Black cardamom- 7-8 pieces
Cinnamon bark- 1 tbsp
Black Pepper- 1 tbsp
Cloves- 1/2 tbsp
Bay Leaves – 5-6
Dry Ginger powder – 1 tbsp

Method: Dry roast all spices for few minutes on a hot pan except dry ginger and then let them cool down. Once they are cool, transfer in a blender and grind them to make fine powder. Mix in dry ginger and store the masala in an air tight container in a cool dry place.
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