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