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How To Make Bhuna Masala For Gravy Vegetables

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Pressed for time!!!! Bhuna masala is a convenience you would love. Make this masala in bulk for quick curries like Rajma, Chana, Aloo matar and the likes. 2 tbsp bhuna masala is enough for 4 servings of a curry.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsDinner, Lunch
Servings 20


  • 2.5 kgs Tomatoes roughly cut into small pcs
  • 2 kgs Onions roughly cut into small pcs
  • 100 gm Ginger
  • 100 gm Garlic
  • 0.5 kgs Refined oil
  • Salt As per taste
  • 2 tsp Red chili powder
  • 2 tsp Turmeric powder


  • In a chopper, chop ginger and garlic separately. In a chopper itself, chop tomatoes and onions together. The consistency of the mixture should neither be too fine, nor be too course.
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  • In a big Kadai or pan, heat oil, sauté ginger garlic till light brown.
  • Add tomato onions chopped mixture and keep the mixture on high flame for 10-15 min, then reduce the flame. Cook the mixture on medium flame for 1-1.5 hrs till the water completely evaporates and the masala/ curry leaves oil.
  • The quantity of the masala will reduce considerably, once cooked properly.
  • Once ready, cook for another 10 -15 min to ensure that the water has completely evaporated for proper preservation.
  • Allow the masala to cool down. Store the masala in steel/plastic containers/ice cubes trays depending upon the convenience.
  • Store the masala in freezer chamber of refrigerator, as it will freeze.
  • For usage, take out the masala from freezer to melt it down and the gravy masala is ready to use for any gravy vegetables.


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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 75 kcal | Carbohydrates: 17 g | Protein: 3 g | Fat: 1 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1 g | Sodium: 15 mg | Potassium: 492 mg | Fiber: 4 g | Sugar: 8 g | Vitamin A: 1103 IU | Vitamin C: 26 mg | Calcium: 46 mg | Iron: 1 mg

Richa Gupta
Richa Gupta

I love to explore healthy way of cooking in my kitchen. I share my creations on my YouTube channel "Healthy Kadai"

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