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How to Make Tandoori Spice Mix | Magical Spice Mixes #125
March 08, 2018

How to Make Tandoori Spice and Add Fab Flavours to Your Home Cooking


8th March 2018 -- Issue #125

Table of Contents

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

2. Recipe of the Week - Tandoori Spice Mix

3. My Recipe Book

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

Facebook/Youtube/Google+/Twitter Links

To keep up to date with new recipes and herbs and spices info,

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Homemade Tandoori Spice Mix

If you enjoy a visit to your local Indian restaurant, then food flavoured with this spice mix is something you may have tried. This unique blend, hailing from Northern India and Pakistan is a flavour-packed blend with numerous uses.

Makes about 8 tbsp

3 tbsp coriander seeds
2 tbsp cumin seeds
1 tbsp paprika powder
1 tbsp chili powder
1 tbsp garlic powder
2 tsp green cardamom pods
2 tsp ginger powder
2 tsp whole cloves
1 tsp saffron strands (optional)
3 inch piece of cinnamon
2-3 whole star anise
2 tsp salt

tbsp = tablespoon
tsp = teaspoon


  • Break up the cinnamon and star anise

  • Grind the cinnamon and star anise pieces along with the coriander, cumin, salt, cloves and cardamom pods

  • Once ground, add to a bowl

  • Stir in the ginger, chili, paprika and garlic powders

  • Finally, and if using, crumble in the saffron threads and combine thoroughly

That's all there is to it!

Note: You could dry toast the coriander, cloves, cardamom pods and cumin seeds before grinding. This really brings out their flavours and aromas!

See the toasting and grinding info down the page for tips on this recommended, easy to do cooking process.

Click here for more of my homemade spice mixes and herb blends.

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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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