Ghati Masala

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    90 g

    • Difficulty


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By Shamil Thakrar, Kavi Thakrar and Naved Nasir

Published 2019

  • About

A delicious sprinkle you’ll want to dust over everything. This makes a generous quantity and it keeps for at least a week. The garlicky oil you are left with is delicious for cooking sauces, vegetables or eggs.


  • 100 ml vegetable oil
  • 40 g garlic (9–10 cloves),


  1. Heat the oil in a small pan over a medium heat and add the chopped garlic. Fry until it is very lightly browned; do not allow it to colour too much or burn, as it will taste bitter. Remove with a slotted spoon and place on a tray lined with kitchen paper to cool and drain. The garlic should be quite crispy.
  2. Heat a frying pan over a medium-low heat. Add the desi