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Biryani masala recipe

Homemade Biryani masala recipe
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: Kitchen basics
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 7 tbsp
Author: Jeyashri suresh

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Dhaniya
  • 1 tsp Cloves
  • 1 tbsp Green cardamom
  • 7-8 Cinnamon small sticks
  • 6 Star Anise
  • 1 tbsp Fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp Kalpaasi | Stone flower
  • 2 Bay leaf
  • Sukku | dry ginger a small piece
  • Nutmeg a tiny piece
  • 6 Red chili
  • 1 tsp Salt

Instructions

  • In a pan add all the spices and salt.
  • Heat the pan for a minute and just roast the spices.
  • After 1 minute switch off the pan and leave the spices in the pan itself.
  • Do not roast as it will spoil the flavour of the Biryani Masala.
  • If you have access to direct sunlight, sun dry the spices for 6 hours. Do not add salt.
  • Grind all these spices into a fine powder.
  • Store this in an airtight container.
  • Use 1 tsp of Biryani masala for 1.5 cups of basmati rice.

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Notes

1. If using this Biryani masala, no need to add any whole spices while making Biryani.
2. Traditionally sun-dried garlic will be added to the biryani masala, you can add ½ tsp of Garlic powder.
3. Biryani masala stays flavourful if kept in a dry airtight jar.