Amchar Masala

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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.

Recipe By: Curries to Kebabs: Recipes from the Indian Spice Trail Madhur Jaffrey
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  • ServesAbout 8 tablespoons



Put all the spices in a small, cast-iron frying pan and set over medium heat. Stir and roast for 1 to 2 minutes, or until the spices turn a shade darker.

Remove from the pan, allow to cool, and then grind as a finely as possible in a clean coffee or spice grinder.

Empty into an airtight jar and store in a dark cupboard or pantry.

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