Recipes from Europa Island: Masale Reunionaise

Recipes from Europa Island

Masalé Réunionaise

Country: Europa Island
Course: Spice Blend
Makes: about 1/4 cup


  • 2 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 1/2 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tbsp fenugreek seeds
  • 2 tbsp black mustard seeds
  • 2 tbsp black peppercorns
  • 1 tbsp ground turmeric
  • 4 tsp cloves


  1. Put all the spices except the turmeric in a dry pan and cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until fragrant. Then transfer to a grinder or a mortar and pestle, and process until you get a fine powder. Add the turmeric and mix well.