Bhuna Masala recipe for everyday Curries. Learn how to make use Bhuna Masala.
Indian, North Indian
Garam Masala Powder
Mustard Oil/Any Vegetable Oil
Peel, wash and roughly chop onions.
Peel garlic cloves .
Wash and roughly chop tomatoes.
In food processor make paste of onions, garlic cloves, fresh ginger and green chilies.
In a pan heat oil add cumin seeds, once seeds crackle add onion paste.
Saute onion paste till light golden brown.
Puree tomatoes and add to pan.
Cook till the liquid of from tomatoes dries and tomatoes are cooked.
Add garam masala and other spices(like turmeric powder, coriander powder and red chilli powder) if adding.
Cook till masala leaves oil.
Cool and store in airtight containers and refrigerate or freeze as required.
How to use in curries
Thaw before using.
In pan add masala, cook for few seconds, add spices as per the curry and add other ingredients of the curry like vegetables or lentils.
You can puree masala to smooth paste before storing or if you like coarse paste store it just like that.