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Dabeli Masala

Homemade Dabeli Masala

How to make Dabeli Masala at home | Homemade Kutchi Dabeli Masala recipe
5 from 9 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Cooling Time for Spices 5 mins
Course Condiments
Cuisine Gujarati, Indian
Servings 1.5 Cup


  • High Speed Grinder/ Blender/ Coffee Grinder
  • Pan


Whole Spices

  • ¼ Cup Coriander Seeds
  • 2-3 tbsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2 tbsp Fennel Seeds
  • 2 Whole Dry Red Chillies
  • 1-2 Bay Leaves
  • Cinnamon Stick(small)
  • 4-5 Cloves
  • 4-5 Black Peppercorns
  • 1-2 Star Anise

Powdered Spices

  • 1 tsp Dry Ginger Powder
  • 1 tsp Dry Mango Powder
  • 1-2 tsp Red Chilli Powder(Paprika)
  • 2 tsp Black Salt adjust as per taste


  • 2 tbsp Sesame Seeds
  • 1/2 Cup Dry Coconut
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1-2 tbsp Sugar


  • Dry roast all the whole spices together.
  • When you smell light aroma of spices, add coconut and roast again for a few minutes till it gives aroma of roasted coconut.
  • Next add sesame seeds, roast for 1 min.
  • Cool all the roasted spices.
  • Transfer to the grinder jar, grind to coarse powder.
  • Then, add powdered spices again give 1-2 pulses to mix the spices well.
  • Take out the masala in a bowl, add oil and sugar.
  • Mix well.
  • Store in air-tight container and refrigerate.


I have used thinly sliced coconut, you can use grated dry coconut.
Adjust the spices especially the chilies and chilli powder, as per your taste and heat tolerance.
I had mix of white and black sesame seeds, you can use only white ones as these are traditionally used to make Dabeli masala.
Keyword Homemade Dabeli Masala, Homemade Masala Recipe, Kutchi Dabeli Masala
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