West Indian Massala

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Recipe by Vseward Chef-V

This is an Island Spice mix that is often used in Trini recipes. Posted in response to a recipe for Trini Doubles.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Toast all the seeds in a dry skillet, stirring well, until they begin popping.
  2. Lower the heat and cook for an additional 5 minutes, taking care not to burn the seeds.
  3. Cool the seeds and grind them all together finely in a spice mill or with a mortar and pestle.
  4. Add the turmeric and mix well if you wish to make a curry powder. Add the habanero powder for a hotter masala.
  5. Store in a tightly closed container in your spice cabinet.

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