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Meat Masala

posted Oct 13, 2012, 10:36 AM by Weall Nepali   [ updated Oct 13, 2012, 10:58 AM ]

How to make Meat Masala (Nepali Style)




  • Cumin seeds-2 tablespoons
  • Coriander seeds-2 tablespoons
  • Dried garlic-1 tablespoon
  • Dried ginger-1 tablespoon
  • Dried bay leaves-2
  • Dried red chilies-10
  • Szechwan pepper (timur)-1 tablespoon
  • Black peppercorn-1 tablespoon
  • Turmeric-1 tablespoon
  • Cloves-5
  • Cardamom pods-5
  • Grated nutmeg-1 tablespoon
  • Asafetida (hing) -1/4 teaspoon


Turn on the stove and heat a pan
When the pan is hot roast cumin, coriander, "timmoor", "marich", cloves and cardamom pods until seeds start to pop and change color

Reserve on a plate and let it cool

In a grinder grind all roasted and remaining spices into a fine powder

Store in an air-tight container

Meat Masala is ready!