Homemade Chole Masala Recipe

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Indian Spice Chole Masala made at home with ingredients easily available


1. White Sesame Seeds/Safed Til – 1 tbsp
2. Cloves/Laung – 8
3. Cinnamon/Dalchini – 5 sticks 1″ each
4. Black Peppercorns/Kali Mirch – 1/2 tbsp
5. Coriander Seeds/Dhaniya – 1 tbsp
6. Nutmeg/Jaiphal – a small pieces or 1/2 tsp grated/powder
7. Black Caardamom/Badi (Mooti) Elachi – 4
8. Carom Seeds / Ajwain 1 tsp
9. Bay Leaf/Tejpatta – 2
10. Fennel Seeds 1tbsp
11. Star Anise/Chakri Phool – 1
12. Rock Salt/Kala Namak – 1/2 tbsp
13. Saunth/ Ginger Powder – 1/2 tbsp
14. Dry Mango Powder/Amchur – 1 tbsp
16. Green Cardamom/Hari Elachi – 5
17. Cumin Seeds/Jeera  – 2 tbsp
18. Caraway Seeds/ Shah-Jeera – 1/2 tbsp
19. Dry Red Chilli/Sukhi Lal Mirch – 5


  • Dry roast sesame seed alone as it starts pop up very frequently. Keep aside.
  • Dry roast all the ingredients mentioned in a kadai. Do not Dry roast rock salt, Saunth and Amchur.
  • Allow them to cool once they get roasted.
  • Put roasted masalas, Sesame seeds, salt, saunth and amchur in a mixer/coffee/spice grinder. Grind it into smooth powder.
  • Sieve the powdered masala, cool and store in airtight container.


Author: Khushboo Sharma

Hi am Khushboo, MTech in embedded systems and a mother to a most lovable little angel girl. I was born and raised in small town Muzaffarnagar, U.P. which is famous for its Asia's largest gud/jaggery market. I was introduced to cooking or should say the place kitchen only after my marriage, because i was never serious about cooking. But as I was raised in a food loving family so I was always curious about various local and authentic food around. Join me in my journey to explore food, my way.
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