Paanch Phoran in Microwave

IFB Spice Secrets

Paanch Phoran in Microwave

By IFB | June 10, 2020

Yes it’s possible … in an IFB Microwave Oven!

This traditional and revered spice mix is made with five seeds. Use this microwave oven recipe by IFB Spice Secrets to make it at home.

Preparation time: 10 mins

Cooking time: 10 mins

Yield: 250 gm  

Shelf life: 6 months-1 year


  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp brown mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tbsp kalonji (nigella seeds)
  • 1½ tsp fenugreek seeds


1.In a microwave-safe flat bowl, line a tissue paper on the base. Spread all the whole spices, select 80% micropower level on solo mode (microwave mode) and heat up the whole spices for 10 mins.

2.After heating, spread them on a paper for 10 mins.

3.Grind the whole spices into fine powder in a grinder.

4.You can make about 100 gm masala from these ingredients.

5.Transfer the masala into a clean glass jar or airtight container.

6.You can store this masala in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for about 6 months to 1 year.

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