The Big Boys Curry Book

Char Masala.

This form of fishing is rarely practised these days as the returns are so poor

A hot and sour spice mix from northern India. Masalas should be stored in dark airtight jars and as a rule improve with a bit of age. Quantities are given in weight ratio. After the recipe, a total weight is given. This will give an indication of how much the recipe will make. All you have to do is work in ounces, grammes or whatever to make the mix.


  • 2 Cassia bark
  • 2 White cummin seed
  • 1 Green cardamom de-husked
  • 1 Cloves.

Total 6


  1. Dry fry, cool slightly, grind and store.

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