Tandoori Masala

This Tandoori Masala has a universal appeal…..Use it for Tandoori Chicken, Fried Fish, Grill Shrimps or Paneer and Vegetable skewers. The list is endless so be creative!

Coriander Seeds -1 tspCumin Seeds – 1 tsp
Fenugreek Seeds – 1 tsp
Whole Black Peppercorns – 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala – 2 tsp
Cayenne Pepper – 1 tsp

Ginger Powder – 1 tsp

 Garlic Powder – 1 tsp Paprika – 1 tsp

Nutmeg Powder – 1/2 tsp

Salt – 2 tsp


  1. On Medium heat,  dry roast  Coriander Seeds, Cumin
    seeds, Fenugreek Seeds and the Peppercorns. Stir constantly for even
  2. Once the seeds turn brown and you can get the aroma of the
    spices, take it off the flame. Let the seeds cool down and grind to a
  3. Put in all the rest of the ingredients and mix very well.
  4. You can store this Masala in an air-tight container for about 2
  5. Tips:

    1. Tandoori masala can also be bought at any Indian grocery store.
      For recommendations on brands, please e-mail us and we can provide you
      with some brand names that we have tried and are really good.

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0 thoughts on “Tandoori Masala

  1. Hi Hetal/Anuja,

    Hats off to you two! Great show / presentation.

    I used fenugreek seeds in the tandoori masala and the taste went very bitter. Do you suggest Kasuri Methi instead ?



  2. hello my wife is indian and i wanted to surprise her with a nice dinner using boneless chicken breast something spicy as well do you have any suggestions?

  3. Hi,

    Can you suggest some of the best Tandoori Masala and Chicken Tikka Masala available to buy at Indian Grocery store.

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