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.
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Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time1 hour 45 minutes
Total Time2 hours 15 minutes
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Calories 75 kcal
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.
    How To Make Bhuna Masala For Gravy Vegetables - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • 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: 75kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 15mg | Potassium: 492mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1103IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1mg

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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