Goda Masala is a black,
aromatic powder with a burnt sweetness which comes from the coconut in the
mixture. It is not readily available in shops as it is made by just a few
communities in in Maharastra. As with most spice blends, goda masala
flavours a variety of lentils, vegetables and legumes.
1/2-inch stick cinnamon
2 bay leaves
2tsp white sesame seeds
2tsp coriander seeds
4tsp flaked coconut
5 cassia buds
Remove the cardamom seeds from
Sauté the cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and bay
leaves in the oil until the cloves swell.
Dry-roast the rest of ingredients
over a low heat until the coconut is dark brown.
Cool and grind with sautéed spices
Store in an air tight container.