Dahi Bada Masala with step by step pictures: Dahi bada is a snack where in deep-fried dumpling made with lentils are soaked in water and served with yogurt, chutneys, and spices. Well, the spice mix which is used to season the dahi bada is the dahi bada masala. It is a combination of salt, black salt, red chili powder, black pepper powder, cumin seeds, carom seeds, etc. This blend of spices is absolutely perfect to season the dahi bada. It is very aromatic and flavorsome. It can be used to spice up not only dahi Bhalla but other chaats too such as sev puri, papdi chaat, etc.
Salts: Both regular salt and black salt have been used.
Red chili powder and black pepper powder: These spices are used to add heat to dahi bada.
Carom seeds and cumin seeds: These add in a lot of flavors to the spice mix.
If you ever make any spice mix at home, you will never buy it from the store. I have seen this happening with me. I once ran out of pav bhaji masala and therefore ended up making it at home. I followed the same recipe but the taste changed manifolds. Ever since then I have tried and made all the spice mixes at home. The best part about homemade masala is that
Therefore here is a collection of homemade spices. Do check it and try the recipes.
Sprinkle it on dahi bada to season it.
1.This recipe makes approximately 1/3 cup of dahi bada masala.
2.Heat a pan and add 1 tsp of carom seeds (ajwain) and 3 tsp of cumin seeds (jeera).
3.Dry roast till the spices get aromatic.
4.In a seaprate bowl add 2 tsp red chili powder, 1 tsp black pepper powder, 1 tsp salt, and 2 tbsp of black salt.
6.Let these cool down and transfer to a mixer along with the powder spices mix.
7.Make a coarse powder. You can also grind it to a fine powder if that is how you like it.
8.Store in an air tight container. Ready to use.
9.Mix these spices.
PREP TIME 5 minutes
COOK TIME 2 minutes
TOTAL TIME 7 minutes
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