Kalonji Masala

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Kalonji is name for stuffed vegetables in the state of Uttar Pradesh specially west part of it.
Kalonji masala is a roasted spice powder that can be mixed with some other spices or can be used as it is to fill in various vegetables like okra [bhindi], bitter gourd [karela], pointed gourd [parwal], egg-plants [baingan], potato [aloo] etc.
This masala can also be sprinkled over while cooking chopped okra. pumpkin or potato. So lets make it.
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Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: North Indian
Recipe Taste: Tangy
Calories 119 kcal
Servings 4


  • 50 gm Fennel Seeds [Sauf]
  • 25 gm Fenugreek Seeds [Methi]
  • 25 gm Black Mustard Seeds [Sarson]
  • 25 gm Nigella Seeds [Kalongi]
  • 25 gm cumin seed [Jeera]
  • Dry Mango Powder [Amchoor] as per taste


  • Dry roast everything one by one leaving amchoor powder. Now grind everything together. Mix amchoor when it cools down & store it in an airtight container.

How to use?

  • Make ginger garlic & onion paste with very less water. Add this spice powder, red chili powder, salt & mustard oil to it.
  • Mix well. Keep it aside for 1-2 hrs. so that all water gets absorbed in the spices.
  • Now stuff it into your favorite vegetable.

Recipe Notes

  • This can be kept at room temperature for 3-4 months in an airtight container
  • Keep it in a dry place
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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 119kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 0.4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 27mg | Potassium: 418mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 102IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 235mg | Iron: 9mg

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