29
Sep 16

Dal ka masala powder

I simply say this masala powder is great, nice! It can be use in dal; also can be used as seasoning in raita and as an appetizer as jal-jeera Drink.

You will love the aroma and excellent taste that to without much effort; when you just put into dal.

Ingredients:

  • Kala namak: 1 tablespoon
  • Black pepper: 1 teaspoon
  • Cumin seed: 1 tablespoon
  • Coriander: 1 tablespoon
  • Dry ginger: 1 teaspoon
  • Dry mango powder: 1 tablespoon
  • Clove: 10-12 no.
  • Cinnamon: 3-4” piece
  • Asafoetida: ½ teaspoon
  • Nutmeg: ½ no.

Preparation:

  1. Dry roast cumin seed, keep aside.
  2. Break dry ginger, kala namak and nut Meg roughly, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Grind cumin, dry ginger, kala namak roughly.
  2. Add remaining ingredients, grind till fine powder.
  3. Sieve and grind again the residue.
  4. Store this powder “dal ka masala” into air tight container, for months.
Dal ka masala powder

Dal ka masala powder

Ingredients

Ingredients

Dry roast

Dry roast

Dal ka masala powder

Dal ka masala powder


29
Sep 16

Pav – bhaji masala powder

Spices are magical source to enhance the Indian food taste; pav –bhaji masala is one of them. Pav – bhaji is a very popular street food from Indian state of Maharashtra and the Gujarat, now it is popular in all over India.

Pav- bhaji masala is to be used when we make bhaji (mashed mixed vegetables) to be eaten with pav, bun & bread. But you can use this in a versatile manner even in Indian curry.

Ingredients:

  • Cumin: 2 tablespoon
  • Black pepper: 1teaspoon.
  • Kala namak: 1teaspoon.
  • Cloves: 1 tablespoon
  • Dry ginger (sauth): 3tablespoon
  • Amchoor (dry mango powder): 2 tablespoon
  • Fenugreek seed: half teaspoon
  • Bay leaves: 3-4 no.
  • Red Chili: 10-12 no.
  • Ajawine (Carome seed): 1 teaspoon
  • Dry mint leaves: 10 gm
  • Kasuri methi: 10 gm
  • Coriander: 5-6 tablespoon
  • Star anise (cakra phula): 3-4 no.

Preparation:

  1. Dry roast cumin seed, keep aside.
  2. Break dry ginger, Star anise (cakra phula) and kala namak roughly, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Grind cumin, Star anise (cakra phula), dry ginger, and kala namak roughly.
  2. Add remaining ingredients, grind till get fine powder.
  3. Sieve and grind again the residue.
  4. Store this powder “Pav –bhaji masala” into air tight container, can be stored for months.
Pav - bhaji masala powder

Pav – bhaji masala powder

Ingredients

Ingredients

Dry roast

Dry roast

Pav - bhaji masala powder

Pav – bhaji masala powder


28
Sep 16

Milk masala powder

Eating right foods can help to create right mood and boosts the right hormones, Masala milk has been used throughout the civilization; since ancient time (about 7000 years ago) in India.

Poppy seed is rich in omega 3 fatty acid, gives cooling effect to the body. Nutmeg is good for skin, increase metabolism, and reduces digestive problem. Almond is a source of vitamin ‘E’. Saffron is rich in many vital vitamins.

Ingredients:

  • Khus khus (Poppy seed): 20 gm
  • Almond: 50 gm
  • Nutmeg: 1no.
  • Saffron: half teaspoon

Preparation:

  1. Dry roasts poppy seeds and almond. Keep aside.

Method:

  1. Take the grinding jar; grind all ingredients together till fine powder.
  2. Masala milk powder is ready.
  3. Store this powder into airtight container.
  4. Take a glass of milk (250ml); add 1 table spoon of masala milk powder.
  5. Also add 1 tablespoon of honey/sugar (optional), mix properly.
  6. Take this milk before going to bed.
  7. This will help in getting sound sleep; it also reduces stress and anxiety.
Milk masala powder

Milk masala powder

Ingredients

Ingredients

Dry roasts poppy seeds and almond

Dry roasts poppy seeds and almond

Milk masala powder

Milk masala powder


28
Sep 16

Tandoori chat masala powder

Ghar ka masala (homemade masala) just like grand ma used to make it. So when you spice the food with this masala you will feel traditional and amusing too. Tanduri chat masala is used mainly when we tandoor the vegetables/meat etc. It has tangy taste and extremely aromatic.

Ingredients:

  • Cumin: 20 gm.
  • Black pepper: 20 gm.
  • Kala namak: 20 gm.
  • Green cardamom: 10 gm
  • Cloves: 5 gram
  • Cinnamon: 5 gm
  • Mace: 2 gm
  • Dry ginger (sauth):10 gm.
  • Amchoor (dry mango powder): 50gm
  •  Red Chili: 10 gm
  • Citric acid: 2 gm.
  • Asafoetida: 2 gm
  • Ajawine (Carome seed): 2 gm.
  • Dry mint leaves: 10 gm
  • Kasuri methi: 10 gm

Preparation:

  1. Dry roast cumin seed, keep aside.
  2. Break dry ginger and kala namak roughly, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Grind cumin, dry ginger, kala namak roughly.
  2. Add remaining ingredients, grind till get fine powder.
  3. Sieve and grind again the residue.
  4. Store this powder tandoori chat masala into air tight container, for months.
Tandoori chat masala

Tandoori chat masala

Ingredients

Ingredients

Dry roast

Dry roast

Tandoori chat masala

Tandoori chat masala


27
Sep 16

Pickle masala powder

We don’t need to buy masala powder from outside!

Here I am going to upload daily one recipe for different masala powder.

These are easy to make and guarantee of purity. They are healthy and delicious. The ingredients to be used are already in your kitchen.

You can store this masala for 2-3 months in cool and dry place in the glass jar or air tight container, use to make instant pickles that you consume within a week.

For example take 2-3 goose berry (amla), cut/ grate into small pieces, put masala and little oil. Crunchy pickle is ready. You may cook achari sabji with this masala.

Ingredients:

  • Salt: 1 tablespoon
  • Red chili powder: 2 tablespoon
  • Fenugreek seed (split fenugreek): 1 tablespoon
  • Yellow mustard seed (split mustard seed): half tablespoon
  • Asafoetida: half teaspoon
  • Fennel seed: 1 teaspoon

Preparation:

  1. Roughly grind Fenugreek seed and Yellow mustard seed .keep aside.
  2. (Split fenugreek and split mustard seed are easily available in the store.)

Method:

  1. Take a mixing bowl, put all Ingredients together. Mix well
  2. You can make instant pickle immediately with this masala.
  3.  Store this masala into air tight container for 5-6 months.
  4. Your pickle masala is ready at home.
Pickle masala powder

Pickle masala powder

Ingredients

Ingredients

put all Ingredients together

put all Ingredients together

Pickle masala powder

Pickle masala powder