Tandoori Masala is widely used in Punjabi recipes. Below recipe can be used to make Tandoori Dry Masala or Tandoori Paste.
2 tbsp. of Cumin Seeds (Zeera)
2 tsp. of Coriander Seeds (Saabut Dhania)
2 Cinnamon Sticks (Dal Cheeni)
1 tsp. of Cloves
1 tsp. of Red Chilli Powder
1 tsp. of Ginger Powder (or Ginger Paste)
1 tsp. of Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
1 tsp. of Garlic Powder (or Garlic Paste)
1 tsp. of Mace Powder
1 tsp. of Salt
1) Dry roast all the whole spices until they smoke.
2) Cool and grind with the powder spices salt and food coloring in grinder.
3) This can be stored in a airtight container for approximately two months.