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Home-made Pilau Masala

Home-made pilau makes is the secret to flavourful pilau, and an amazing fragrance. Here is how to make your own.
Prep Time 10 mins


  • spice grinder


  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon sticks
  • 1/4 tsp Cloves whole
  • 1 tbsp Cardamoms whole
  • 1 tbsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper corns
  • 1 Bay leaf


  • On medium heat, dry roast the ingredients in a hot pan for 3-5 minutes while stirring to avoid the spices from burning.
  • Remove from the heat, cool and grind the spices into a fine powder.
  • Store in an airtight container.


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