How to Make Authentic Wazwan Kashmiri Masala

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Kashmiri Masala aka Authentic Kashmir Wazwan Masala is a spice mix of organically grown herbs and spices. The spice blend is a unique and aromatic spice blend; its flavors are distinctive and highly aromatic in various veg and non-vegan dishes like Rajmah chicken, goat, mutton, or fish. Depending on the recipe, you can marinate the meat for six hours before adding it to your dish for two hours for chicken and instantly use Rajmah.

A great way to add unique flavor to any dish is to cook it with Kashmiri masala. This all-spice blend has a distinctive taste and is an excellent addition to any dish. It is a staple in traditional Wazwan meals, wedding ceremonies, and daily cooking. Just make sure to add a bit of water while cooking.

To cook authentic Kashmiri food, you should buy Kashmiri masala. You can quickly get it online or make yours as well in the kitchen, and it costs around 250-400 INR for a packet and is readily available in Indian grocery stores or online.

Kashmiri Wazwan Masala: List of Kashmiri Spices to get the right flavor

For an Authentic Kashmiri Masala, these are some of the spices to be used:

  • Aniseed (Suwa or Shopa)
  • Asafoetida (Hing)
  • Red chilli (laal mirch)
  • cardamom ( Elaichi)
  • black cardamom (kali elaichi)
  • black pepper (kali mirchi)
  • white pepper (white mirchi)
  • Black Cumin (Shah Jeera)
  • celery (ajmud)
  • charoli (chironji)
  • indian bay (tej patta)
  • cinnamon (dalchini)
  • cloves (laung)
  • Coriander (hara Dhania)
  • cumin (jeera)
  • Curry tree (Kadipatta)
  • fennel (saunf)
  • Garam masala (Kadha Masala)
  • Garlic (lahsun)
  • ginger. (adrak)
  • Green cardamom (Chhoti Elaichi)
  • mint. (pudina)
  • saffron (kesar)
  • carom (ajwain)
  • turmeric (haldi)
  • holy basil (tulsi)

Roast these whole spices in a pan. This spice paste is a combination of chilies and ginger, which is why it tastes so great. And let it dry under the sun in a cool place.

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kashmiri masala in making

To store it, mix the spices and place them in a tightly closed airtight container. This way, the masala will not dry out and lose its flavor. You can store the spice mixture for several months.

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