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Kadai masala powder recipe

Kadai masala powder recipe a blend of spices roasted and grind to make many kadai dishes.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
AuthorSharmilee J


  • 1/4 cup coriander seeds
  • 3 nos red chillies
  • 2 nos nos kashmiri red chillies
  • 1 and 1/2 inches cinnamon
  • 8 nos cloves
  • 10 nos cardamom
  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp pepper corns


  • Get all the ingredients ready. Use these 7 ingredients to make this kadai masala powder.
  • To a kadai add all the ingredients listed under 'to roast and grind'.
  • Roast until slightly golden. Slow roast it but do not let it burn. Roast it for 7-10 mins in low flame that is enough.
  • Switch off.
  • Transfer to a plate and cool down completely.
  • Finally grind it in a dry mixer to a coarse mixture.
  • Kadai masala mixture should be coarse. Cool down completely.
  • Later store in a clean dry airtight container. In addition, use a clean dry spoon everytime.
  • In summary this is a very unique homemade spice blend used in many kadai dishes.


  • Slow roasting is a must for this recipe as the spices should not be burnt.
  • Kadai masala powder is meant to be made coarse so take care not to powder it fine.
  • Store in a clean airtight container, use a clean dry spoon everytime.
  • Store in a clean airtight container, use a clean dry spoon everytime.
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