KAARI MASALA FOR CHICKEN/ MUTTON

Ingredients:

Chana daliya / roasted chana dal : ¾ cup
Cashew nuts : ¾ cup
Almonds : ½ cup
Peanuts: ¾ cup
Sesame seeds : ¼ cup
Pumpkin seeds: ¼ cup (optional)
Coriander seeds: 1.5 tsp
Cumin seeds : 1 tsp
Fennel seeds : 1 tsp
Black pepper: 1 tsp
Cloves: 4-5
Star anise: 1-2

Directions:

Toast and roast the cashews, almonds and peanuts for 5 minutes. Cool these and add Chana daliya and grind into fine powder.

Now roast sesame seeds, fennel seeds, pumpkin seeds, coriander seeds and cumin seeds. Add the whole spices (black pepper, cloves, star anise) and roast for a minute. Cool it down and grind into a fine powder.

Mix both the nut and seeds powder together. Kaari masala is ready. It stays good, if kept properly sealed, for 1 year.

Use it to make Mutton/Chicken Kaari.

23 thoughts on “KAARI MASALA FOR CHICKEN/ MUTTON”

  1. Shaheen
    This kaari masala reminds me of my parental home when my daadi would come home during summer holidays and would stir up concoctions and flavours to die for.
    Your detailed post is helpful. Thanks

    Liked by 3 people

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