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5 from 9 votes

Dhansak Masala

This powdered spice mix is used to make dhansak, an aromatic dal dish that hails from India's Parsi community.
Prep Time10 mins
Course: Spice Mix
Cuisine: Indian (Parsi/Zoroastrian)
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 17kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 red chillies
  • 2 black cardamom pods
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns
  • 1 1- inch stick of cinnamon
  • 4 cloves
  • ½ tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • ¼ tsp turmeric

Instructions

  • 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.

Nutrition

Calories: 17kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 51mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1.1mg