Masala And Marinade – Nepali Meat Masala (Nepali Food Recipe)

(Spice Mix for Meat Preparations)
INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 tablespoons cumin seeds
  • 2 tablespoons coriander seeds
  • 1 tablespoon dried garlic
  • 1 tablespoon dried ginger
  • 2 dried bay leaves
  • 10 dried red chilies
  • 1 tablespoon timur (Szechwan pepper)
  • 1 tablespoon black peppercorn
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric
  • 5 cloves
  • 5 cardamom pods
  • 1 tablespoon grated nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafetida

DIRECTIONS:

  • On a pan roast cumin, coriander, timur, black peppercorn, cloves and cardamom pods until seeds start to pop and change color.
  • Reserve on a dry sheet of paper to allow cooling.
  • Grind all roasted and other remaining spices into a fine powder.
  • Store in an air-tight container.
  • This meat masala is commonly used in meat preparations.

Source:http://nepalicooking.tripod.com/masala.htm
Author: Tulsi Regmi

Masala And Marinade – Seafood Sekuwa Marinade (Nepali Food Recipe)

(Nepali Marinade Used for Grilled Seafood Preparations)
INGREDIENTS:

  • 4 tablespoons Nepali Seafood Masala
  • 4 tablespoons mustard oil (vegetable oil can also be used)
  • 2 tablespoons yellow mustard seeds
  • 5 fresh red chilies
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon timur (Szechwan pepper)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon garlic paste
  • 1 tablespoon ginger paste
  • 1 tablespoon chopped dill
  • Salt

DIRECTIONS:

  • In a blender, combine all the marinating ingredients to form a smooth paste.
  • Store in an air-tight container and refrigerate.
  • Use this blend to marinate fish or shrimp sekuwas and sukutis.

Source:http://nepalicooking.tripod.com/masala.htm
Author: Tulsi Regmi

Masala And Marinade – Nepali Chicken Masala (Nepali Food Recipe)

(Spice Mix for Poultry Preparations)
INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 tablespoons cumin seeds
  • 2 tablespoons coriander seeds
  • 1 tablespoon dark mustard seeds
  • 1 tablespoon dried garlic
  • 1 tablespoon dried ginger
  • 10 dried red chilies
  • 1 tablespoon timur (Szechwan pepper)
  • 1 tablespoon black peppercorn
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric
  • 5 cardamom pods
  • 1 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafetida

DIRECTIONS:

  • On a pan roast cumin, coriander, mustard, timur, black peppercorn and cardamom pods until seeds start to pop and change color.
  • Reserve on a dry sheet of paper to allow cooling.
  • Grind all roasted and other remaining spices into a fine powder.
  • Store in an air-tight container.
  • This chicken masala is commonly used in poultry preparations.

Source:http://nepalicooking.tripod.com/masala.htm
Author: Tulsi Regmi

Masala And Marinade – Lamb Sekuwa Marinade (Nepali Food Recipe)

(Nepali Marinade Used for Grilled Lamb Preparations)
INGREDIENTS:

  • 4 tablespoons Nepali Meat Masala
  • 4 tablespoons mustard oil (vegetable oil can also be used)
  • 5 fresh red chilies
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon timur (Szechwan pepper)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons garlic paste
  • 2 tablespoons ginger paste
  • 1 cup onions, roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro (optional)
  • Salt

DIRECTIONS:

  • In a blender, combine all the marinating ingredients to form a smooth paste.
  • Store in an air-tight container and refrigerate.
  • Use this blend to marinate lamb or goat kabobs, sekuwas and sukutis.

Source:http://nepalicooking.tripod.com/masala.htm
Author: Tulsi Regmi

Masala And Marinade – Nepali Seafood Masala (Nepali Food Recipe)

(Spice Mix for Seafood Preparations)
INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon coriander seeds
  • 4 tablespoons yellow mustard seeds
  • 2 dried bay leaves
  • 1 tablespoon dried garlic
  • 1 tablespoon dried ginger
  • 10 dried red chilies
  • 1 teaspoon timur (Szechwan pepper)
  • 1 tablespoon black peppercorn
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon grated nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafetida

DIRECTIONS:

  • On a pan roast cumin, coriander, mustard seeds, timur and black peppercorn until seeds start to pop and change color.
  • Reserve on a dry sheet of paper to allow cooling.
  • Grind all roasted and other remaining spices into a fine powder.
  • Store in an air-tight container.
  • This seafood masala is commonly used in seafood preparations.

Source:http://nepalicooking.tripod.com/masala.htm
Author: Tulsi Regmi

Masala And Marinade – Chicken Sekuwa Marinade (Nepali Food Recipe)

(Nepali Marinade Used for Grilled Poultry Preparations)
INGREDIENTS:

  • 4 tablespoons Nepali Chicken Masala
  • 2 tablespoons mustard oil (vegetable oil can also be used)
  • 5 fresh red chilies
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon timur (Szechwan pepper)
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons garlic paste
  • 2 tablespoons ginger paste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro (optional)
  • Salt

DIRECTIONS:

  • In a blender, combine all the marinating ingredients to form a smooth paste.
  • Store in an air-tight container and refrigerate.
  • Use this blend to marinate chicken or turkey kabobs, sekuwas and sukutis.

Source:http://nepalicooking.tripod.com/masala.htm
Author: Tulsi Regmi

Masala And Marinade – Nepali Vegetable Masala (Nepali Food Recipe)

(Spice Mix for Vegetable Preparations)
INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 tablespoons cumin seeds
  • 2 tablespoons coriander seeds
  • 1 tablespoon dark mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tablespoon dried garlic
  • 1 tablespoon dried ginger
  • 10 dried red chilies
  • 1 teaspoon timur (Himalayan Szechwan pepper)
  • 1 tablespoon black peppercorn
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafetida

DIRECTIONS:

  • On a pan roast cumin, coriander, mustard, fenugreek seeds, timur and black peppercorn until seeds start to pop and change color.
  • Reserve on a dry sheet of paper to allow cooling.
  • Grind all roasted and other remaining spices into a fine powder.
  • Store in an air-tight container.
  • This all-purpose masala can be used in any vegetarian or non-vegetarian preparations.

Source:http://nepalicooking.tripod.com/masala.htm
Author: Tulsi Regmi

Masala And Marinade – Sukuti Marinade (Nepali Food Recipe)

(Nepali Marinade Used for Sukuti Preparations)
INGREDIENTS:

  • 4 tablespoons Nepali Meat Masala
  • 4 tablespoons mustard oil (vegetable oil can also be used)
  • 5 fresh red chilies
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon timur (Szechwan pepper)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons garlic paste
  • 2 tablespoons ginger paste
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 3 tablespoons molasses
  • Salt

DIRECTIONS:

  • In a blender, combine all the marinating ingredients to form a smooth paste.
  • Store in an air-tight container and refrigerate.
  • Use this blend to marinate lamb, goat, buff, chicken or fish sukutis.

Source:http://nepalicooking.tripod.com/masala.htm
Author: Tulsi Regmi

Masala And Marinade – Nepali Garam Masala (Nepali Food Recipe)

(General-Purpose Spice Blend)

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 tablespoons cumin seeds
  • 2 tablespoons coriander seeds
  • 2 tablespoons cardamom seeds
  • 2 tablespoons black peppercorns
  • 1stick cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon whole cloves
  • 1 teaspoon timur peppercorns (Szechwan pepper)
  • 1 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground dried ginger (optional)

DIRECTIONS:

  • Heat a dry heavy skillet over medium heat.
  • Put the cumin, coriander, cardamom, black peppercorns, cinnamon, cloves and timur peppercorns.
  • Toast the spices, stirring constantly, until they turn darker and release an earthy, smoky aroma, about 7-10 minutes.
  • Do not toast the spices over high heat as to avoid rapid burning.
  • Reserve in a large plate and spread out to cool.
  • Transfer the toasted spice mixture to a spice grinder and grind to a powder.
  • Stir in the nutmeg and ground ginger.
  • Store in an airtight container.

Source:http://nepalicooking.tripod.com/masala.htm
Author: Tulsi Regmi