This is such a versatile spice powder to have on hand. Because they turn any simple dish extraordinary with their touch. You can make any south indian kulambu with this powder, you dont have to worry about any spices and stuffs like that..
Bombay Sandwich Masala
Bachelor Sambar Powder
Biryani Masala Powder
Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 15 mins
Makes : 2 cups of spice powder
Dry Red Chillies – 35 to 40
Coriander Seeds / Mullu Kothamalli – 1 cup
Chana Dal / Kadala Paruppu – 2 tblspn
Toor Dal / Tuvaram Paruppu – 2 tblspn
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam – 2 tsp
Whole Black Pepper – 1 tblspn
Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya Podi – 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi – 1 tblspn
Take all the ingredients except turmeric and asafoetida in a pan and dry roast them on low heat till golden.
Now add in turmeric and asafoetida. Mix well. Cool this completely.
Take this in a blender and powder them finely.
Take them in a air tight container and use in your dishes.
|Take all your ingredients|
|Start by taking dry red chillies in a pan|
|add in coriander seeds|
|add in chana dal|
|and some toor dal|
|in goes cumin seeds|
|and whole black pepper|
|now time to roast them|
|roast them on a very low heat|
|they will turn golden|
|now add in turmeric powder and asafoetida|
|mix that well|
|take the whole spices in a blender|
|powder them finely|
|remove it to a bowl and let the spices cool down|
|store in a air tight container and use in your dishes|