Kharbyaali Masale Khara Recipe – North Karnataka Sambar Powder

The Kharbyaali Masale Khara is a very traditional North Karnataka Spice Powder that is used in making the Kharbyaali Nuggekai Saaru and even certain vegetable dishes. It is made with a combination of the various spices and smoked dry coconut that brings out the special flavor of the North Karnataka Kharbyaali Masala.  Garlic, Dry ginger powder, Dry coconut (kopra), Byadagi Dried Chillies, Coriander (Dhania) Seeds, Cumin seeds (Jeera), Methi Seeds (Fenugreek Seeds), Ajwain (Carom seeds), Cloves (Laung), Whole Black Peppercorns, Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini), Sesame seeds (Til seeds), Poppy seeds, Dagad phool (/pathar phool/black stone flower), Salt, Oil   50 grams Garlic 50 grams Dry ginger powder 200 grams Dry coconut (kopra) , cut into thin long pieces 200 grams Byadagi Dried Chillies 100 grams Coriander (Dhania) Seeds 50 grams Cumin seeds (Jeera) 20 grams Methi Seeds (Fenugreek Seeds) 20 grams Ajwain (Carom seeds) 20 grams Cloves (Laung) 30 grams Whole Black Peppercorns 20 grams Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini) 30 grams Sesame seeds (Til seeds) 20 grams Poppy seeds 10 grams Dagad phool (/pathar phool/black stone flower) 50 grams Salt Oil , for frying     15   20     To begin making the Kharbyaali Masale Khara Recipe, preheat 1 cup of oil in a deep frying pan; deep fry the dry coconut pieces until lightly browned. Once browned drain the coconut, place them on a paper towels and keep aside to coolNext, in the same oil, we will deep fry the ginger and garlic until they turn brown. Drain completely, place them on a paper towels and keep aside to cool.Next is the process of dry roasting the remaining ingredientsIn another frying pan; roast the red chillies, curry leaves the the remaining ingredients on low heat. Roast them until you get a roasted aroma and the red chillies are browned as well. Once well roasted, allow the spices and chillies to cool completely.Once cooled, we will first grind all the dry roasted chillies and spices together until you get a fine powder. Keep this aside.In the same spice grinder, grind in the roasted garlic, ginger and coconut, till you get a smooth mixture.Combine all the ground ingredients along with the salt. Make sure it is well combined and mixed well. Store this mixture in a glass jar and refrigerate for six months.The Kharbyaali Masale Khara Recipe is now ready. You can use this Masale Khara in many dishes like Kharbyaali Nuggekai Sambar, Brinjal Vegetables and many more vegetable dishes.