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Tandoori Masala Powder

Tandoori Masala Powder is an authentic spice mix made specially for tandoor dishes like tikka, kebabs etc. Tandoori Masala Powder Recipe with step by step pictures and video.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings1 cup
AuthorSharmilee J


  • 2 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 2 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp pepper corns
  • 2 tsp cloves
  • 10 nos cardamom
  • 2 nos black cardamom
  • 1 tbsp mace
  • 3 nos 1 inch cinnamon
  • 2.5 tbsp kasoori methi
  • 2 tbsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp ginger powder
  • 1 tsp nutmeg powder
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp black salt


  • To begin with : First add all the spices including coriander seeds, cumin seeds, pepper corns, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, black cardamom, mace etc.
  • Roast for few mins in low medium flame.
  • Roast until golden and aromatic. Roasting the spices perfectly is the main step in making trandoori masala powder recipe.
  • After that add kasoori methi.
  • Give a quick saute and switch off.
  • Cool down completely then transfer to mixer jar.
  • First grind this spice mix to a coarse mixture.
  • Add kashmiri red chilli powder, garlicpowder, nutmeg powder,gingerpowder along with black salt to it.
  • Grind it well until nicely bleneded.
  • Then transfer to a plate. Spread it and cool down.
  • Store Tandoori Masala Powder in a clean dry jar.



  • You can add whole kashmiri red chillies, dry ginger, nutmeg while grinding however I prefer to add powders.
  • Do not add whole garlic as it might give a slight moistness to the powder.
    If you don't have garlic powder, skip it and add garlic paste while marinade.
  • You can add this spice mix to tofu, paneer, vegetables , mushrooms etc.
Nutrition Facts
Tandoori Masala Powder
Amount Per Serving (25 g)
Calories 48 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 0.4g3%
Trans Fat 0.002g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Sodium 439mg19%
Potassium 198mg6%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 0.4g0%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 897IU18%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 97mg10%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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