Multipurpose Masala Powder | How to make Multipurpose Masala Powder

By Preethi Prasad  |  29th Nov 2015  |  
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About Multipurpose Masala Powder Recipe

Masala Powders form an integral part of Indian Cooking. Thanks to my mom who introduced me to this Multipurpose Masala Powder. Being a working professional this masala makes my life easier. I have it handy all the time. I can cook a varieties in a jiffy. I use it to make Puliogre Rice, Gojju (Sweet tangy gravy from Karnataka) and Gojju Avalakki / Tangy Beaten Rice or Poha. I am going to share my Mom’s recipe today.

Multipurpose Masala Powder

Ingredients to make Multipurpose Masala Powder

  • Roasted and powdered Black sesame seeds - 50 Gms
  • Roasted and powdered White sesame seeds - 150 Gms
  • Roasted and Powdered tamarind - 150 Gms
  • Roasted and powdered cumin / Jeera - 1 1/2 Tsp
  • Roasted and powdered fenugreek/ Methi - 3/4 Tsp
  • hing - 1/4 Tsp
  • Dry coconut grated and powdered coarsely - 200 Gms
  • Rasam Powder 8 Tsp
  • (All the above need to be roasted and powdered separately)
  • For Tadka/ Seasoning:
  • mustard seeds / Rai - 1 Tsp
  • Channa dal / Split Bengal Gram - 2 Tsp
  • Urad dal/ Split Black Gram - 2 Tsp
  • A Handful of curry leaves
  • Dry red chilli 5 - 6
  • peanuts - 100 Gms
  • jaggery finely grated 1 Tbsp
  • oil 100 ml
  • salt to Taste

How to make Multipurpose Masala Powder

  1. Heat the oil in a pan. Add chana dal ,urad dal, peanuts and roast for 1 minute on medium flame. Add mustard seeds, dry red chillies, grated jaggery, curry leaves and salt. Mix well and turn off the flame.
  2. Mix all the ingredients. Store it in an airtight container.

Reviews for Multipurpose Masala Powder (6)

Mahankali Swethaa year ago

Good iingredients will try post later about how it tastes thank u

zahra gajjar2 years ago

Its wow, i'll surely try this..

Gitika Thakur3 years ago

I will try

Mrudula Patil3 years ago

I add fennel seeds too...

Cindhu Rajan3 years ago


Priyanka Umrigar3 years ago

wow nice thnx preethi prdad

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