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How to Make Biryani Masala Powder | Magical Spice Mixes #140
January 17, 2019

How to Make Biryani Masala Powder


17th January 2019 -- Issue #140

Table of Contents

1. My Facebook Page/Google Plus/Twitter/Pinterest Links

2. Recipe of the Week - Biryani Masala Powder

3. My Recipe Book

4. Top Tips on Toasting and Grinding Spices For Fab Flavours and Mouthwatering Aromas!

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Homemade Biryani Masala Spice

Apologies for lack of newsletters recently. Had a few computer issues. They'll be back to weekly from now on.

For the best Indian rice dishes then I recommend you make this classic Indian mix! Easy-to-make, the fab flavours and aromas that it'll add to your rice dishes makes this recipe one of my absolute favourites.

Makes about 8 tbsp

2 tbsp cumin seeds
1 tbsp green cardamom pods
1 tbsp peppercorns
4 tsp coriander seeds
2 tsp garlic powder
2 tsp chili powder
1 tsp whole cloves
3 inch piece of cinnamon
6 dried bay leaves
2-3 mace blades (optional)
2 tsp caraway seeds (optional)
2 tsp salt

tbsp = tablespoon
tsp = teaspoon


  • Crumble the bay leaves and break up the cinnamon stick

  • Finely grind the cinnamon and bay pieces along with the salt, cardamom pods, peppercorns, cloves, cumin, coriander seeds and if using the mace and caraway seeds

  • Once ground, add to a bowl

  • Finally, Finally, add the garlic and chili powders to the bowl. Combine thoroughly

That's all there is to it!

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How to Toast and Grind

Dry toasting and grinding spices is the key to getting the most flavour out of your ingredients and into your home cooking...

Step 1: Add your whole spices to a dry pan over a low to medium heat and whilst stirring or shaking the pan, lightly toast them for a few minutes. When you can really smell the aromas and they start to darken, they're ready.

Step 2: Let them cool and then grind.

Step 3: For a finer blend, put them through a sieve before combining with any ground ingredients and herbs.

Click Here for step-by-step info and photos on this recommended technique.

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