Method for Kadai Masala
Firstly, heat a pan and combine all the ingredients mentioned in the List of Kadai masala. Alternatively, you can roast the spices on a Tawa or griddle as well.
Now dry roast all the ingredients on a lower flame or 1 minute, while stirring continuously till the aroma releases.
Once the spices cool down, blend in a mixer to a fine powder and keep it aside.
Method for Kadai Gravy
Heat oil or ghee in a Kadai, add ginger garlic paste and saute it for a few seconds.
Now add onion paste, for this chop onion into small chunks, and puree it into a blender. Saute it for 2 minutes till the onions turn brown.
Now add tomato puree and chopped tomatoes in it, mix well and cook it for 6-7 minutes till oil | ghee separates while stirring continuously.
Now add red chili powder, coriander powder, and Kadai masala in the gravy and cook for another 2 minutes till the masala blends well in the gravy.