Homemade Tandoori Masala
Homemade Tandoori Masala is an authentic Indian curry masala. Homemade Tandoori Masala is very versatile spice mixture. Homemade Tandoori Masala can be used with any veggies, paneer, tofu or your non-veg dishes. Homemade Tandoori Masala gives you a perfect dhaba style tandoori smoky flavor, even you can call it Indian BBQ spice mix perfect for BBQ grilling with authentic taste.
Recipe type: Kitchen Basics
Cuisine: Indian
  • ½ cup Coriander Seeds
  • 1-2 tbsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Whole Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Clove/Laung
  • 2 tbsp Dry Ginger Powder
  • 1 -2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 2 tsp Nutmeg Powder
  • 2 tbsp Kasuri Methi
  • 2 Big Cardamom
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick
  • 4-5 Mace/Javintri
  • 2 tbsp Red Chili Powder
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Amchoor Powder
  • ¼ tsp Red Food Color (Optional)
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • Salt
  1. Break the cinnamon stick into 2-3 parts and then heat the pan on medium flame. Add all whole dry ingredients like coriander seeds, cumin seeds, black pepper, clove, broken cinnamon stick and mace.
  2. Then roast all whole ingredients for 3-4 minutes on low flame.
  3. Remove it into the plate and cool it down completely.
  4. Once cool down add into the coffee blender or spice blender and blend it till it becomes fine powder. you need powerful blender to blend all these dry ingredients.
  5. Add remaining powder ingredients into the blended mixture and blend it again till mix it properly.
  6. Now sieve the blended mixture thru fine sieve. If there is some coarse mixture remain after sieve, then blend it again and follow the same process.
  7. Homemade Tandoori Masala is ready for use.
• Store the blended powder into the airtight jar upto 1-2 month and use it when required.
• Add salt as per your choice.
• If you don’t like little sweet taste, then skip the sugar.
Recipe by Binjal's VEG Kitchen at https://binjalsvegkitchen.com/homemade-tandoori-masala/