How to make Masala Chaas -

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Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Yogurt (दही), Cumin seeds (जीरा)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Beverages

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Masala Chaas

Masala Chaas Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 51-60 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Masala Chaas Recipe

  • Yogurt 2 cups

  • Cumin seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Mint leaves 1/2 cup

  • Fresh coriander leaves 1/2 cup

  • Green chilli 1

  • Ginger 1/2 inch

  • Black salt (kala namak) to taste


Step 1

Heat a non-stick pan. Dry roast cumin seeds till fragrant.

Step 2

Transfer the roasted cumin seeds into a mortar and crush them with pastel.

Step 3

Grind together mint leaves, coriander leaves, green chilli, roughly chopped ginger and 2-3 tablespoons yogurt into a fine paste.

Step 4

Add remaining yogurt and black salt and grind again. Add roasted cumin powder and blend well.

Step 5

Serve chilled garnished with roasted cumin powder.

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