A mixture of spices with oil and fried onions" used for adding a smoky flavor to vegetables, meats and fish.
Chicken is simmered with yogurt, ajwain seed, garlic-ginger paste and chiles.
An Indian spicy spinach curry dish with paneer cheese, chiles and anchar masala (spice). Note: Substitute cubes of firm tofu or 1 cup of green peas if paneer is unavailable.
The name simply means "hot spice", garam masala is a popular Indian spice mixture used on meats and vegetables. There are as many recipes for garam masala as their are families in India. Here is one with the most basic ingredients. You can also buy the spice pre-made most any Indian markets.
Amchar masala is an Indian spice mixture. There are many family recipes but this version includes coriander, black peppercorns, fennel seed, brown mustard seed and fenugreek seed.