Homemade Vegetable Masala

Bombay Toast Sandwich with Banana Cilantro Chutney
Yields1 Serving
DifficultyBeginnerPrep Time4 minsCook Time1 minTotal Time6 mins
 1 tbsp Coriander Seeds
 ½ tbsp Cumin Seeds
 ½ tsp Fennel Seeds
 2 pieces Black Peppercorn
 1 Clove
 2 pieces Green Cardamomsmall
 ¼ inch long Cinnamon Stick
 ½ tbsp Amchoor Powder (Mango Powder)
 ¼ tsp Turmeric

In a microwave-safe plate, combine all the spices except mango powder and turmeric. Dry roast the spices on high for 45 to 60 seconds. Remove from the microwave and set aside to cool.


In a coffee or spice grinder, combine all spices and grind until fine. Add ground spices, mango powder and turmeric, in another bowl and mix well.

Chef's Tip:

This masala can also be used as a rub for fish or meat; you can also blend it with yogurt for a yogurt marinade. Store the remaining masala in a zip lock bag for up to three months.