The secret for a perfect tandoori recipe is freshly ground spice mix bursting with lots of flavor & aroma. If you are planning on any tandoori recipes, make sure you make & use this masala for the marinade and you will surely notice a remarkable difference in flavor & freshness!
You can store this spice blend in a clean & dry air-tight container for upto a month or a little more. But remember, freshly ground home-made masala is always the BEST!
Coriander seeds - 2 tbsp
Cumin seeds - 4 tsp
Black peppercorns - 1 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1 tbsp
Red chilli powder - 2 tsp
Garlic powder - 1 tsp
Kasoori methi - 2 tbsp
Salt - 1 tsp
In a heavy bottomed pan, dry roast coriander seeds, cumin seeds, black peppercorns until you get a nice aroma out of it. Let them cool completely and grind into fine powder.
To this, add rest of the powders and mix well.