Food recipe Tandoori masala

How to make Tandoori masala

Tandoori masala is a very well known masala in the subcontinent of India, Bangladesh ,Nepal , Pakistan and Afganistan. People of these regions love very much to eat Tandoori food items. And when it comes to Tandoori food's, tandoori masala is very important to prepare almost  all 80% of all tandoori foods.

The Tandoori food's like Chicken Tikka, Tandoori Chicken, Fish tikka and paneer Tikka  are a few which are very popular world wide.

These foods are cooked basically in a traditional way of cooking, the most popular one is Ovalclay Tandoor and in a barbeque.

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Tandoori food items are very tasty and healthy as foods are prepared using open fire .

Tandoori foods are Crispy, juicy and very soft in texture. So to make a perfect and tasty  tandoori food items , you need a perfect Tandoori masala.

A perfect and  an authentic tandoori masala  is simple to make. You can make it at your home to try and  taste Tandoori foods like a restaurant style.

A quick video about tandoori masala:-

How to make Tandoori masala easy step by step instructions :-

Preparation time :- 10 min

Cooking time :- 6-7 min

Difficulty :- easy

Ingredients :-

* 200 gm of Hung Curd or Greek yogurt  

* 10-15 gm Ginger Garlic paste

* 20-25 gm Kashmiri Red chilly paste

* 5 gm Garam masala powder

* 5 gm Cumin powder

* 5 gm Red chilly powder

* 30 ml of Mustard oil

* 15 ml  cooking oil

* 1 gm Chat masala

* 2 gm Turmeric powder

* 1/4 teaspoon black pepper powder (optional)

* 1 Lemon

* Rock salt or kala namak

*  Salt to taste

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Method of preparation :-

Tandoori masala  Recipe:-

* The most important ingredient is the curd we use to make the masala. The curd should preferably be a hung  curd , overnight hung curd is perfect. There should not be any excess water in the curd.

*  Take a mixing bowl and add the hung curd.

* Now add one by one all the above ingredients to the hung curd and mix well using a Whisk.

* check the seasoning of the mixture.

* Add the lemon juice to the mixture. You can also add Vinegar instead of lemon juice.

* Mixing properly using a Whisk is important as every ingredients should mix properly.

* Now its ready the Tandoori masala also known as Tandoori Red masala.

* Mix this masala to your preferred chicken,fish or meat and cook.

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Important thing :-

* To give it a distinct Red color , Kashmiri chilly paste is used. You can avoid it. But the chicken Tikka and tandoori chicken are Red in color and you only get this type of color using the Kashmiri chilly paste.

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