Vangi bhat Masala Powder - Subzi Masala

South Indian Spice powder for vegetables & rice

Vangi bhat masala powder is a Karnataka Spice powder. This South Indian masala powder is used for making a variety of rice preparations as well as vegetable side dishes.

This south Indian masala powder can be prepared and stored for 3-4 months or longer.

You can also buy the ready powder but then you are missing the fun and the lovely aroma of the freshly made vangi bhaat masala powder.

Vangi means brinjal/eggplants. Though this spice powder is known as vangi bhat masala, it is used in other vegetable preparations too.

Making this vangi bath masala powder in advance will help you in getting your rice or vegetable dishes done fast.

How to make Vangi bhat masala powder

Ingredients for Vangi bhat masala powder

chana dal - split chickpeaschana dal - split chickpeas
dry coconut- copra
guntur chili for hotness
urad dalurad dal
poppy seeds - khuskhus
cloves - lavangcloves - lavang
Dhania - coriander seedsDhania - coriander seeds
byadgi chili for color
cinamon - dalchini
  • 1/4 cup dry coconut
  • 1/4 cup chana dal
  • 1/4 cup urad dal
  • 1/4 cup coriander seeds
  • 4 inch dalchinni
  • 15 cloves
  • 20 dry red chilli (byadagi/kashmiri and guntur together) or you may add red chilli powder instead of whole red chilli while grinding.
  • 1 tbsp poppy seeds/khuskhus/gasagase

Optional ingredients

  • 1/2 cup curry leaves
  • 3 cardamom
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds

Step by step instructions for making Vangi bhat Powder

  1. Dry roast all the items separately on low flame except chili powder(if using instead of whole dry red chili) and asafoetida .
  2. Grind together with chili powder and asafetida to a fine powder.
  3. Store in an airtight jar.
  4. You can use this Vangi bhat Powder  powder as and when you want for up to one year.

Now after learning to make Vangi bhat Powder, go ahead and make 

Vangi bhat with it.

. Your family is bound to love it.

 Tips and variations

You may add jeera(cumin seed),

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