Chaat Masala Powder is a powder prepared using an assortment of spices, which is used to add to snacks, fruits, raw vegetables or cooked side dish. This adds a unique tangy, spicy taste to the dish. Widely used in Chaats a type of tasty light evening snack in North India.
Time Required: 20 Minutes
1 tbsp Jeera/Cumin Seeds
1 tbsp Kalimirchi/Black Pepper corns
½ tbsp Kasoori Methi/Dried Mint Leaves
½ tsp Ajwain/Carom Seeds
1½ tsp Saunf/Fennel Seeds
¼ tsp Hing/Asafetida
1 tbsp Kala Namak/Rock Salt
2½ tbsp Aamchur Powder/Dried Mango Powder
1 tsp Red Chili Powder
1 tsp Dry Ginger Powder
¼ tsp Tartaric Acid
2 tsp Salt
In a pan add Jeera, Kalimirch, Saunf, Ajwain, Laung, Hing and Kasoori Methi and dry roast until the spices give out their fragrance. Remove and let it cool. Mix all the other ingredients and grind to a fine powder and store Chaat Masala Powder in a dry and air-tight containers.