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Indian Spice Box

Dhansak Masala

Vaishali · Holy Cow! Vegan Recipes
This powdered spice mix is used to make dhansak, an aromatic dal dish that hails from India's Parsi community.
5 from 9 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Course Spice Mix
Cuisine Indian (Parsi/Zoroastrian)
Servings 4 servings
Calories 17 kcal



  • In a dry skillet, over medium heat, roast all the ingredients except the turmeric. When the spices start to exude an aroma, in about 5-7 minutes, and the coriander seeds are a couple of shades darker, turn off the heat.
  • Add the spices to a coffee grinder with the turmeric. Process into a fine powder.


Calories: 17kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 3mgPotassium: 51mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin C: 0.5mgCalcium: 22mgIron: 1.1mg
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