Masala is a term used mostly describe a mixture of spices, it can be either be a combination of dried spices, or a paste. Now it is also being used as the name of the curry the masala is used to make.
This is a classic masala chicken curry recipe that uses a combination of fresh flavours such as garlic, ginger and chilli as well as a garam masala curry powder.
An easy midweek meal idea is to make your own chicken souvlaki or gyros - just wrap in pitta with houmous and fresh tomato and lettuce.
Making your own masala paste beats store-bought every time. Serve this fragrant chicken curry with rice and naan or roti bread.
This traditional Indian channa masala features tinned chickpeas simmered with fresh tomatoes and diced onions. Seasoned with ginger, cumin, curry and coriander.
Gobi mutter masala is a vegetarian Indian dish of sauteed peas and cauliflower. They are seasoned with salt, cumin seed and mustard seeds. Enjoy with rice.