Hot Curry Powder Masala

“Masala” is a Hindu word referring to a seasoning blend that can be any combination of herbs, spices, and vegetables. In India they are often individualized to a particular geographic area or even to a particular food preparer. As you play with these combinations, we encourage making your own mixtures or varying the proportions to your dosha needs. Purchased masalas often have spices processed in several ways, including cooking in oil. Processing the spices and herbs in this way is said to help preserve the masala because it insulates and dries it. To make your own masala, and thereby eliminate […]

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