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  • Writer's pictureAanal Kotak


Updated: Jan 30, 2019

Chef: Aanal Kotak

  • Recipe Servings: 1 Box

  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes

  • Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Ingredients for kitchen King Masala

1. 2 Tsp cumin seeds (jeera)

2. 1 Tsp caraway seeds (shah jeera)

3. 10-12 dry red chilli (sukhi lal mirchi)

4. 1 Tsp turmeric powder or 1 piece of (haldi)

5. ½ Tsp coriander seeds (dhaniya)

6. 2 pieces dry ginger (saunth/sukku) or 1 Tsp ginger powder

7. 3 Tsp black peppercorns (kali mirchi)

8. ½ Tsp cloves (laung)

9. 10-12 green cardamom (hari elaichi)

10. 3 black cardamom (badi elaichi)

11. 2 Tsp fenugreek seeds (methidana)

12. 2 Tsp bengal gram (chana dal)

13. 1 Tsp fennel seeds (saunf)

14. 4 sticks 1” each cinnamon (dalchini)

15. 2 star anise (chakri phool)

16. ½ Tsp nutmeg (jaiphal) (grated powder)

17. 2 small pieces mace (javitri)

18. 2 Tsp poppy seeds (khas-khas)

19. ½ Tbsp Rock salt (kala namak)

How to prepare kitchen King Masala

1. Heat a flat non-stick pan, add dry red chillies, coriander seeds, shah jeera, fenugreek seeds, black cardamom, star anise, cinnamon stick, cloves, mace, crushed nutmeg, cumin seeds and dry roast them on a medium flame.

2. Add black peppercorns, ginger powder, green cardamom, poppy seeds, fennel seeds, rock salt and mix well.

3. Lastly add Bengal gram and sauté them on a low flame till dry roast and aroma comes out.

4. Add turmeric powder in it and mix well and keep aside.

5. Cool all the ingredients and grind into a free flow powder using mixture or coffee/spice grinder.

6. Sieve powder through a big strainer, grind again if required and discard any large pieces of spice.

Cool powder masala to room temperature and store in air tight container.

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