Kadai Chole Masala Powder
A very aromatic, perfect tasting Masala Powder. The stone flower gives a light smoky taste. Can use this Powder for dhal, curries, and a little sprinkle on the Biriyani is just heavenly.
Coriander seeds – 2 tablespoons
Cumin seeds – 3 teaspoons
Methi seeds ( fenugreek seeds ) – 2 pinches
Black pepper – 12
Cardamom – 2
Cloves – 5
Cinnamom – 2 small sticks
Saunf ( aniseed ) – 1 teaspoon
Stone flower ( kal paasi ) – 1 very small piece
Heat a pan. Add all the above mentioned ingredients. Keep on sim flame and roast to a golden colour. Switch off the stove. Transfer to a plate. Cool. Blend to a fine powder in a blender. Store in an air tight bottle. Keeps good for a fortnight .
Chef s Tips
1) Always roast the spices on sim flame.
2) Make these Masala Powder ‘s fresh. Make small quantities.