Chaat Masala, Homemade Chaat Masala Recipe

Chaat Masala, Homemade Chaat Masala Recipe

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This masala is named so, because it is hard to imagine making Chaat without Chaat Masala!

With a unique blend of spicy, salty and sour flavours, just a dash of Chaat Masala is enough to add a peppy twist to all kinds of chaats and savoury snacks, ranging from Chaat / Bhel and more to Kebabs / Tikkis / Barbeques , Vadas and even Parathas .

The surprising thing about Chaat Masala is that unlike many other spice powders that have a long list of ingredients, Chaat Masala is made of just a few, everyday ingredients. It is perhaps the combination of these spices with black salt that gives it all the zing.

Here we show you how to make Chaat Masala the right way. Keep some handy in a jar, to sprinkle over curds, fruits, or just about any chaat or snack.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 1 cup
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  1. Put the cumin seeds in a broad non-stick pan and dry roast on a medium flame for 1 minute. Transfer them on a plate and keep aside to cool for 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Combine the roasted cumin seeds and black peppercorns in a small jar of a mixer and blend to a smooth and fine powder.
  3. Sieve the powder using a sieve and discard the little coarse mixture left behind in the sieve.
  4. Add the dried mango powder, black salt, salt and asafoetida and mix well using your fingertips for 1 to 2 minutes.
  5. Store refrigerated or at room temperature in an air-tight container.

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Nutrient values per cup
Energy0 cal
Protein0 g
Carbohydrates0 g
Fiber0 g
Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A0 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30 mg
Vitamin C0 mg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Calcium0 mg
Iron0 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium0 mg
Potassium0 mg
Zinc0 mg

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Chaat Masala, Homemade Chaat Masala Recipe
 on 16 Dec 16 03:20 PM

I always prefer homemade masalas to readymade ones. I prepared this for the first time and it turned out to be excellent. Thank you for this basic recipe.
Chaat Masala, Homemade Chaat Masala Recipe
 on 20 Apr 16 01:00 PM

There was another chat masala recipe given on this site earlier. That was awesome. Can you please post it again???
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Tarla Dalal    Anu, here you go.
20 Apr 16 01:49 PM
Chaat Masala, Homemade Chaat Masala Recipe
 on 07 Apr 16 04:27 PM

It was yumm.and it was made instantly.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Harsha , we are delighted you loved the Chaat Masala recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback. Happy Cooking.
07 Apr 16 05:32 PM
Chaat Masala
 on 09 Dec 15 03:59 PM

My mom is an avid Tarla Dalal fan and always wanted to learn making Chaat masala at home. I gave her a copy of this recipe and she was too delighted with the results. It turns out like the readymade chaat masala. I would rate 10/10 for this recipe.