Jun 1, 2015

Homemade Pav Bhaji Masala Powder Recipe / How to Make Pav Bhaji Masala at Home

Pav Bhaji Masala, such a versatile spice powder to have on hand. Because they turn any simple dish extraordinary with their touch. I love to add it to pulao, chicken dishes, veg dishes and many other..It is nothing but a version of garam masala but it has amchoor powder added to it as well..

This is my version of this universal powder and i have many recipes coming up using this powder. You can easily buy them in super market these days. But i am telling you, just make it at home and you will never go back to store bought stuffs..

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 5 mins
Cooking Time : 10 mins
Makes : 1 cup


Dry Red Chilli - 7 to 8
Kashmiri Red Chilli - 10
Coriander Seeds / Malli - 1/4 cup
Cloves - 10 to 12
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 2 tblspn
Fennel Seeds / Sombu / Saunf - 1.5 tblspn
Cinnamon / Pattai - 5 cm big piece
Black Cardamom - 4
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tblspn
Amchoor Powder / Dry Mango Powder - 2 tblspn


Take all the ingredients except the powdered spices in a heavy bottom pan and roast on low heat for 7 to 10 mins

Now add in turmeric and amchoor powder. Mix for 30 sec.

Remove this to a plate and let it cool down.

Now take this in a blender and powder it.

Store this in a air tight container for over a month and in fridge for more than 6 months.


Take all your ingredients
Add all of them in a heavy bottom pan

roast on a low heat for a good 7 to 10 mins

the colour will slowly turn golden

now everything is well roasted

add in turmeric powder
and amchoor powder
toss well for another 30 sec or so
remove them to a plate to cool down
now take them in a blender
Powder them..Masala done

Store this in a air tight container for over a month


  1. dear where i cn find kashmiri red chili in bangladesh ?insted of this which chili i can use?

  2. Hi aarthi I made this masala and it was a hit at my home I recommened it to my friends and they now recommend to their friends its amazing recipe

  3. Wonderful receipe... Looks yummy


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