All of us know what goes into Mumbais famous roadside Bhel and other chaats, dont we? Of course, murmura, sev, papdi, chaat masala, chutneys, crunchy onions, juicy tomatoes, etc. But do you know of the invisible ingredient, which gives it a unique and magical taste? The Dry Masala Powder for the Mumbai Roadside Chaat is a perfect blend of spices, which gives a tongue-tickling flavour and enticing aroma to the bhel and other chaats. The black salt makes the masala powder quite chatpata and leaves a lingering taste on your taste buds. Make a batch of this dry masala powder and store it in an airtight container for a month, to whip up authentic roadside chaat whenever you are tempted to!
|Roasted cumin seeds||1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (jeera)|
|Black peppercorns||1 Tablespoon (kalimirch)|
|Cloves||3 (laung / lavang)|
|Black salt||1/2 Tablespoon (sanchal)|
Makes 1/4 cup.
1. Combine all the ingredients in a blender and blend to a fine powder.
2. Use as required or store it in an air-tight bottle.