Meat masala can either be rubbed onto pieces of meat as a dry powder mix, or combined with oil to make a paste that more easily coats the meat. Once coated, the meat should be left to marinate for at least 20 minutes, but preferably up to 2 hours, before cooking.
Ingredients[edit | edit source]
- 50g whole dried chillies
- 100g coriander seed
- 2 Tbs black peppercorn
- 1 tsp cumin seed
- 1 tsp mustard seed
- 1 tsp turmeric powder
- 12 cloves
- ¼ tsp cardamom seed
- 2 short pieces of cinnamon
Procedure[edit | edit source]
- Roast the chillies, coriander, peppercorn, cumin, and mustard in a frying pan.
- Grind all ingredients to a powder.
- Store in a glass jar with a tight-fitting lid.