Pav bhaji masala powder recipe, homemade pav bhaji masala
Pav bhaji masala powder recipe.A fresh and flavorful spice powder that is used to make pav bhaji, one of the popular street foods of India.
You can easily purchase pav bhaji masala at an indian grocery store. On the other hand, you can easily make this pav bhaji masala powder at home.
The difference between store-bought pav bhaji masala powder and homemade powder is the flavor and aroma of freshly ground spices. Also, if you are like me who makes pav bhaji once in a while, homemade pav bhaji masala powder would be the the best option. If not, the whole pack of pav bhaji masala would be used once or twice and eventually go waste.
You can make pav bhaji masala powder with a combination of indian spices like cumin seeds, pepper, coriander seeds, peppercorns, and red chillies etc. There are may ways you can make pav bhaji masala powder. I tried this version from and liked it very much.
The color of the pav bhaji masala powder depends on the kind of red chillies and roasting the spices.
You can use this pav bhaji masala powder to make dishes like pav bhaji, misal pav, tawa pulao and many more chats. You can store the pav bhaji masala powder in an airtight container for 6 months.
Let us learn to make pav bhaji masala powder at home.
If you are looking for more homemade basic recipes, then you might like:
garam masala powder
cumin powder/jeeraga powder
red chilli powder
bajji, bonda, pakora mix
How to make pav bhaji masala powder:
1. Clean the spices and discard the stones. Dry roast cardamom for few seconds and set aside. Then dry roast coriander seeds until light golden brown and set aside.2. Dry roast peppercorns until nice aroma comes. Set aside. Then dry roast fennel seeds for few seconds or until aroma comes. Set aside.3. Dry roast cumin seeds until aroma comes. Set aside and then dry roast red chillies for few seconds.4. Dry roast cinnamon and cloves for few seconds and then set aside. Let the ingredients cool down completely.5. In a mixer, add the dry roasted ingredients and amchur powder. Grind them to a fine powder. If you wish, you can sieve it.Now, pav bhaji masala powder is ready! Store it in an airtight container.