I never use biryani masala powder when i make biryani..I normally use my regular spice powders like chilli, coriander, garam masala and cumin powders for making them. You can check out my coconut milk biryani, green herb biryani and all the biryani recipes..
Cooking Time : 5 mins
Makes : – 1/2 cup
Cinnamon / Pattai – 4 cm piece
Fennel Seeds / Saunf / Sombu – 2 tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam – 1 tsp
Bay Leaf – 2
Green Cardamom Pods / Yelakai – 5
Black Cardamom Pod – 1
Cloves / Kramu – 5
Mace / Jathipathri / Jatiphala – 2
Kalpasi / Black Stone Flower – 4
Coriander Seeds / Coriander Powder – 3 tblspn
Dry Red Chilli / Chilli Powder – 4 to 5 / 1 tblspn
Star Anise / Anisipu – 1
Whole Black Pepper / Nalamilagu – 1 tsp
Take all the ingredients in a dry pan and roast it on low heat for 5 mins till it is well toasted. If using dry red chillies and coriander seeds add it along with other spices while toasting, if using coriander powder and chilli powder, add that after the whole spices are well toasted. And give a quick toss for 30 sec.
Now remove them to a plate and let it cool down for 5 mins.
Take them in a blender and make it into a fine powder.
Tip this powder in a paper or plate and let it cool completely.
Now store this in air tight container..
|Take all your ingredients|
|Heat a dry pan|
|Take the garam masala ingredients in the kadai|
|add in whole pepper|
|roast till it turns golden|
|now it is well roasted|
|add in coriander powder|
|add in chilli powder|
|saute it for 30 sec|
|take it in a blender|
|transfer it to a paper and let it cool|
|store it in a air tight container|