Tandoori Masala. It's Homemade, Fresh, No preservatives
Making spice powder at home is always best and it gives unique taste/aroma to the dishes. It's summer time, I usually make whole roasted chicken, grilled chicken/fish for my family. Hence, I thought of making my own Tandoori masala spice powder at home. All the spices that are ready to go in your pantry. You can make this in 15 minutes. It is so simple and wonderful. This spice powder is the basic for cooking variety of dishes like tandoori chicken/fish/prawn, butter chicken, spicy roast chicken, chicken 65, roasted cauliflower etc,..
Below mentioned recipe makes approximately 2.5 cups of Tandoori masala.
4 teaspoon Ginger powder
4 teaspoon Garlic powder
2 teaspoon Nutmeg powder
4 teaspoon Kasthoori methi
4 teaspoon Cinnamon
4 teaspoon Cloves
4 teaspoon Mace
4 teaspoon Black peppercorns
4 teaspoon Black cardamom
6 tablespoon Cumin seeds
8 tablespoon Coriander seeds
1 tablespoon Dry orange food color (optional)
Take heavy bottom pan, add in all whole spices.
Roast/Toss them over medium flame for about 3 minutes.
Remove the roasted spice to bowl, let it completely cool down.
Once it cooled down, take roasted spices in blender and add all ground spices into it .