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Chaat Masala

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Chaat Masala

Chaat masala is a salty, tangy seasoning used in popular Indian snack foods. Sprinkling it on fruit and crudite also helps you eat healthy while adding a little kick to otherwise typical, humdrum fare. 

12
Servings

Ingredients

  • 4 Tablespoons coriander seeds
  • 2 Tablespoons cumin seeds
  • 1 Teaspoon ajowan
  • 3 Tablespoons black salt
  • 1 Tablespoon amchoor powder
  • 2 dried chilies
  • 1 Teaspoon black peppercorns
  • 1 Teaspoon pomegranate seeds

Directions

Place a small frying pan over low heat and dry roast the coriander seeds until aromatic. Remove from the pan and dry-roast the cumin seeds, then separately, the ajowan.

Using a spice grinder or a pestle and mortar, grind the roasted mixture with the remaining ingredients to a fine powder. 

Store in an airtight container.