5 Masala Combos to Have Always in Your Kitchen

Indian Cuisine is a delicious combination of bold, exotic, aromatic and palatable dishes. Curries and dry dishes, Indian Cuisine has a wide range of dishes that one can satiate their taste buds. But when it comes to cooking Indian dishes, the main concern arises and especially for a beginner, that Indian dishes are very complex to cook. Yes, Indian dishes may look like a pretty daunting task to cook because of the diverse use of Indian spices. But once a person gets to know about these exotic Indian spices, cooking is not that difficult then.

Knowing the Indian spices and the right use of these spices makes the cooking of Indian dishes much easier. The basic spices, which are a must for anyone’s kitchen and a good start for cooking Indian dishes are not many. Here is the link of the blog of must have spices in your kitchen – Top 5 Masalas to Always Have in Your Kitchen to Make Indian Food.

As the markets and online stores are flooded with the readymade spices, there comes a lot of confusion between knowing which one is the best. Lucky Masale is one of the line in readymade spice mixes. Lucky Masale uses only the finest quality of Indian spices in their readymade spice mixes and they are low on sodium. With over 50 different product in the spice range, Lucky Masale has also come up with the “Masala Combos“.

These Masala Combos by Lucky Masale is a must have for every kitchen, as it covers the main Indian dishes. With these Masala Combos cooking these exotic dishes will never be a daunting task.

At Lucky Masale we take pride at using the finest quality of whole spices and herbs from the best fields in India.

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5 Masala Combos

With these 5 Masala Combos, cooking Biryani and Pulao and chicken/meat Masala will be a lot easier. The recipes are succinct and are so easy to follow. They are clearly printed at the back of the packets. With Lucky Masale spice mixes, one doesn’t have to worry about using the exact proportion of the spices, as each packet has the right ratio of spices used for meat. Lucky Masale 5 Masala Combos consists of these Masalas:-

  1. Biryani Masala
  2. Chicken Biryani Masala
  3. Meat Masala
  4. Chicken Masala
  5. Yakhni Pulao Masala

Biryani Masala

Mutton Biryani is an aromatic, flavorful and mouthwatering dish popular not only in India but all around the globe. It belongs to Indian Mughlai cuisine. This delicious Indian dish is known for its succulent meat layered with long grain basmati rice. The layering of Mutton gravy with the rice makes it a complete dish, and it is enjoyed by every age group. Lucky Masale Biryani powder is the perfect blend of spices which gives an authentic, traditional taste to the dish.

The recipe is quite concise and is printed at the back of the mutton Biryani Masala packet. A summary of the detailed recipe is here:-

  1. Heat oil in a pan and fry onions till they are golden brown. Separate them and crush them when cold.
  2. Add the meat pieces and fry them, now add ginger garlic paste and fry for a minute.
  3. Add tomatoes, green chilies, salt and half the fried crushed onions. Add enough water in it and cover the lid. Simmer the flames on medium low. Stirring occasionally cook the mutton till it’s tender.
  4. Add yogurt, coriander leaves and mint leaves and Lucky Biryani Masala. Cook for further 10 minutes, till the gravy is thick.
  5. In another pan boil rice with enough water and salt. When rice is half boiled (3/4th) drain water.
  6. Now layer the rice, mutton gravy and fried onions. Sprinkle it with saffron infused milk and some ghee.
  7. Cover the lid and let it cook on low heat for 10 minutes. Mutton Biryani is ready!!

Chicken Biryani Masala

Chicken Biryani is the most favorite dishes amongst the food lovers. Though originally from Persia, in Indian subcontinent Biryani has got several variations in its cooking techniques. Chicken Biryani is a complete meal in itself as the gravy of succulent chicken pieces is layered with long basmati rice. Lucky Chicken Biryani Masala powder is an amalgamation of the best Indian spices and herbs which gives a savory, delicious taste.

The printed recipe at the back of the packet is both succinct and easy to follow. Here find an overview of the detailed Lucky Chicken Biryani Masala recipe.

  1. In a pan add oil and fry onions till golden brown. Remove them and put them aside in a plate.
  2. In the same oil add chicken pieces, ginger garlic paste and fry on high flames for few minutes.
  3. Add tomatoes, green chilies, salt, curd, Lucky Chicken Biryani Masala and half of the fried onions. Let them cook on high flame for a few minutes stirring continuously so that it doesn’t get burned.
  4. Now simmer the flames at medium low, cover the lid and let the chicken cook till it’s almost tender.
  5. Add coriander leaves and mint leaves in the gravy.
  6. In another deep pan add the rice with enough water and salt. When the rice is 3/4th cooked drain the excess water.
  7. Now arrange the chicken gravy and rice in layers.
  8. Sprinkle saffron infused milk at the top layer of the rice. Cover it tightly with the lid and simmer the flames to low.
  9. This is called “Dum”. Let the biryani cook for 10-20 minutes.

Your delicious Lucky Chicken Biryani is ready!

Meat Masala

Meat Masala is a very delicious and cherished dish in Indian subcontinent. Each region in India has its own version of Meat Masala. These variations depends on the local availability of the spices in that particular region. But one thing is certain that Meat Masala is a winner in every part of the country. Meat masala is locally made by the recipes handed down through generations. People also use the concocted meat masala for the egg curry and also for other vegetarian curries. Lucky Meat Masala is the perfect blend of the Indian spices which gives the rustic flavor to the mutton gravy. Lucky Meat Masala is the fusion of aromatic gravy with succulent mutton pieces. Again, the vegetarians can easily use this Masala for their vegetarian curry dishes. It comes with three individual pouches of 20g each. The fact that it comes with 3 individual pouches makes the cooking super easy and it takes the tension away of using the right proportion of spices.

Lucky Meat Masala is one of the best Masalas. The mutton curry comes out delicious and is like a restaurant style. The recipe of Lucky Meat Masala is very easy to follow. Here you’ll find the summary of the recipe which is also printed at the back of the packet.

  1. Heat oil in a pan and fry three-fourth of the onions till translucent. Add tomatoes and green chilies and stir fry them till tomatoes are tender.
  2. Remove them from the pan and let it cool for some time. Now grind this mix to a fine smooth paste. Add water to make a smooth paste.
  3. In a bowl mix one pouch (20g) of Lucky Meat Masala, mutton, salt, vinegar and the ground paste. Let the marinade sit for 30min to an hour.
  4. In a pan heat oil and add the remaining onions and fry till light brown. Add garlic and fry for a few seconds, now add the marinated mutton and yogurt. Stir fry mutton on high flame till the oil separates. Don’t forget to stir continuously as doing this will avoid mutton from sticking to the bottom of the pan.
  5. Now add enough water and cover the lid and let the mutton cook on low flames.
  6. When the meat is tender and soft, the Lucky Meat Masala is ready to be served.

Chicken Masala

Chicken Masala is a cherished dish in the Indian subcontinent. Each region in India has its own version of Chicken Masala. These variations depends on the local availability of the spices in that particular region. But one thing is certain that Chicken Masala is a winner in every part of the country. Lucky Chicken Masala is the perfect blend of the Indian spices which gives the rustic flavor to the chicken gravy. Lucky Chicken Masala is the fusion of thick aromatic gravy with succulent chicken pieces. It comes with five individual pouches of 12g each.

The recipe of Lucky Chicken Masala is pretty easy to follow and is printed at the back of the packet. Here is a brief summary of the recipe.

  1. Heat oil in a pan and add chopped onions. Fry them till they are golden brown.
  2. Add ginger garlic paste and green chilies and fry for a minute.
  3. Now add chicken pieces, tomatoes and let them cook till the tomatoes are tender.
  4. Add yogurt and Lucky Chicken Masala one pouch (12g). Fry them for some time and keep stirring it.
  5. When the oil separates add 2-3 cups of water and simmer the flames. Cover the lid and let it cook till the chicken pieces are tender.

The delicious Lucky Chicken Masala is ready!!

Yakhni Pulao Masala

Yakhni Pulao is a delectable rice preparation where long grain basmati rice is cooked in a delicious stock made with Mutton or Chicken and infused with spices. With lucky Masale yakhni pulao be sure to attain the same traditional taste with very easy to follow recipe and divine aroma. Lucky Yakhni Pulao Masala also comes with the muslin cloth to make a “potli”. Yakhni Pulao is best served fresh with Raita (condiment made with curd and vegetables).

The recipe of Lucky Yakhni Pulao is very easy and is printed at the back of the packet. Here find a summary of the printed recipe.

  1. in a pan add half the oil add potatoes, fry till light brown. Separate it.
  2. In the same oil add finely chopped onions fry till golden brown. Separate half of the fried onions.
  3. In the remaining onions add mint and coriander leaves fry for few minutes and keep aside.
  4. In a pressure cooker add the remaining oil, mutton pieces, half the fried onions and salt. Stir fry for a few minutes.
  5. Add ginger garlic paste, keep frying it.
  6. Add yogurt, Lucky Yakhni Pulao Masala (powder form and also the whole garam Masala potli), add tomatoes and green chilies. Fry for a few minutes.
  7. Add enough water and let the mutton cook in pressure cooker.
  8. Soak Rice for 30 Minutes.
  9. Now take a deep utensil and add the stock (Yakhni), mutton, fried potatoes, fried onions and coriander + mint mix and bring it to boil.
  10. Add the soaked rice. Mix well adjust the salt. Cover and cook on low flame till the rice is fully cooked. Before serving remove the garam Masala potli. The delicious Lucky Yakhni Pulao is ready to be served!!

Masala Combos – Making cooking much easier!!

These five Masala Combos by Lucky Masala is a precious gift anybody could have asked for. The super easy recipes makes cooking a breeze. These spice mixes are the perfect concoction of finest Indian spices and dried herbs. Now making the delectable Indian dishes are not at all strenuous. Don’t wait order your Masala combo now.