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Make Your Own Biryani Masala | Magical Spice Mixes #113
September 21, 2017

Make Your Own Biryani Masala and Add Fab Flavours to Your Dishes


21st September 2017 -- Issue #113

Table of Contents

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

2. Recipe of the Week - Biryani Masala

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,

I have a Facebook page you may like...

Here's my Youtube channel with all my spice mix videos...

And if you're a Google Plus user...

And if Twitter is your thing...

Homemade Biryani Masala Mix

If you're into making authentic Indian food then I recommend you make a biryani masala! Super easy-to-make, it'll add fabulous flavours and aromas to your dishes.

Makes about 8 tbsp

3 tbsp coriander seeds
1 tbsp green cardamom pods
1 tbsp peppercorns
1 tbsp fenugreek seeds
4 tsp cumin seeds
2 tsp garlic powder
2 tsp onion powder
1 tsp whole cloves
3 inch piece of cinnamon
8-10 dried bay leaves
2 tsp salt

tbsp = tablespoon
tsp = teaspoon


  • Crumble the bay leaves and break up the cinnamon stick

  • Grind the cinnamon and bay pieces along with the salt, cardamom pods, peppercorns, cloves, fenugreek, cumin and coriander seeds

  • Once ground, add to a bowl

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

That's all there is to it!

Store in an airtight container out of direct sunlight. Use within 3 months.

Note: You could dry toast the peppercorns, coriander, cloves, fenugreek 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 to see more of my homemade masala powders.

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It has 100 Recipes from all around the world ranging from the basic to fairly complex.

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  • A Collection of BBQ Rubs
  • Cajun, Creole and Taco Seasonings
  • Curry Powder and Masala Blends
  • Pumpkin and Pudding Spice Recipes
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  • Recipes For Dry rubs
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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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Until Next Week,

Jason -

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