Tandoori Masala Individual Spice Ingredients Jars

Tandoori Masala Recipe

Make your own homemade Tandoori Masala at home with this easy recipe and ingredients you might already have in your pantry.

Course Spice Blend
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Tandoori Masala
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Servings 7 tablespoons
Author Regina | Leelalicious


  • 2 tablespoons ground paprika
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons ground turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1.5 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2.5 teaspoons Garam Masala

If you don't have Garam Masala, use:

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Grind any spices that you don't have already ground in a spice mill or coffee grinder.

  2. Measure out all ingredients into a small bowl and stir to combine well.

  3. Using a funnel or small spoon fill the Tandoori masala mix into a spice jar and use in your recipes.