Chaat Masala

Chaat masala is used with salad and many spicey dishes. Learn how to make chat masala powder by grinding various ingredients.


1 tblsp cumin seeds
1 tblsp black pepper
5 cloves
3 pepper corns (optional)
1/2 tblsp dried mint leaves
1/4 tsp ajwain
1/4 tsp asafoetida
2 tblsp amchur powder
2 1/2 tblsp salt (preferably rock salt)
1 tsp ginger powder
1/2 tsp tartaric acid (preservative)
1 tsp cayenne
1 tsp normal salt


How to make Chaat Masala:
  • Put the first seven ingredients in a dry pan and heat gently shaking the pan from time to time. Remove from fire when the smell of spices starts coming.
  • Let it cool slightly .
  • Grind it with all the other ingredients and serve.