Meat masala can either be rubbed onto pieces of meat as a dry powder mix, or combined with oil to make a paste that more easily coats the meat. Once coated, the meat should be left to marinate for at least 20 minutes, but preferably up to 2 hours, before cooking.
- Roast the chillies, coriander, peppercorn, cumin, and mustard in a frying pan.
- Grind all ingredients to a powder.
- Store in a glass jar with a tight-fitting lid.