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Home Made Fish Masala Spice Recipe

Home Made Fish Masala Spice Recipe

Home Made Fish Masala Spice Recipe

Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Cuisine Pakistani
Calories 14 kcal


Whole Spices:

  • 1 tbsp Coriander Seeds
  • 1 tsp Fennel Seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Black Peppercorns
  • 8 Cloves

Powdered spices:

  • 1 tbsp Red Chili Powder
  • ½ tsp Garlic Powder
  • ½ tsp Ginger Powder
  • ½ tsp Cinnamon Powder
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder


Dry roasting whole spices:

  • Add the coriander, fennel, cumin, black peppercorns and cloves to a small pan dry clean pan and dry roast on medium heat until it smells fragrant.
  • Remove from the heat when you see the first wisps of smoke at about 2-3 minutes and continue to stir it off the heat in the pan to continue frying the spices.
  • Let the roasted whole spices cool before grinding.

Spice Mix:

  • If using a pestle and mortar, grind the spices until it is a fine powder, or as fine as you can.
  • If using an electric spice grinder, pulse the spices until it is a fine powder. Try not to let the motor run for so long that the spices start to heat up, as it ruins the flavor.
  • Add the chili powder, garlic powder, ginger powder, cinnamon powder and turmeric powder to a bowl and mix in the freshly ground spices.
  • Use immediately or decant into a container with an airtight lid and store until required.


  • Use a clean dry pan to dry roast the spices.

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