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Spices Preparation For Indian Cuisine

Updated on August 3, 2012

If you are interested in Indian cuisine you should prepare some spices (Masala) which are most frequently used.

Garam Masala:

Ingredients

Cloves (Laung ) 2.5gm

Cardamom(Elaichi) 5 gm

Cinnamon(Dalchini ) 5 gm

Mace 2.5 gm

Nutmeg 1/4 nut

Bay leaf(Tejpatta ) 2 nos

Black peppercorn( sabut kali Mirch) 2 gm

Method

Sauté all the ingredients for a while. Grind together to make a fine powder. Keep it in a air-tight jar.

Curry powder

Ingredients

Cumin seeds(Jeera ) 25 gm

Coriander seeds(Dhania ) 25 gm

Red chilli(Lal Mirch ) 2 nos

Bay leaf(Tej Patta ) 1 no

Method

Sauté all the ingredients till the seeds are roasted. Grind together to make a fine powder. Keep it in a air-tight jar.

Panch Phoron


Ingredients

Fenugreek seeds(methi )

Cumin seeds(Jeera )

Fennel seeds (Saunf )

Mustard seeds (Sarson )

Onion seeds( Kalonji or kala jeera )

Method

Mix all ingredients in equal quantity and keep it in a jar.

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      Louis Fourie 5 years ago from Johannesburg, South Africa

      Going to try this!

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