Friday, April 8, 2011

Malvani Masala Powder

This masala is also known as Goda Masala or Bottle Masala. Used in many of the Malvani, Konkani and Maharashtrian dishes.

Red Chillies - 1/2 kg or 50 nos
Coriander seeds - 1/4 kg
Black Pepper - 1/2 cup
Cloves - 1/4 cup
Fennel seeds - 1 cup
Cumin seeds - 1/4 cup
Shah Jeera - 1/4 cup
Ilaichi - 20 to 25 nos (preferrably black ones)
Cinnamon Sticks - 25 gms
Star Anise - 5 nos
Mustard seeds - 1/4 cup
Turmeric powder - 1/4 cup
Whole Asafodeita - 2 inch piece
Nag Kesar - 25 gms
Dhagad Phool - 10 gms
Nutmeg - 2 nos

In a pan add 1/2 tbsp of oil and fry asafodeita and red chillies. When the aroma is released remove from pan and let it cool. Fry the coriander seeds in the same greased pan till the aroma is released. Spread that too separately.

Add another 1 tbsp of oil and fry all the other ingredients except nutmeg one by one. When cool grind them to a fine powder. Store it in an air tight container. This quantity will do good for about 5 to 6 months.


Unknown said...

Hi uv made a mistake. Star anise = badal phool.. And wat u wrote as badal phool shud be dagad phool

RajmiArun said...

Thanks. But I thought dagad phool is star anise and so this confusion. Will def make the change.

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