Jan 28, 2008

Curry Powder

This curry powder can be used for all kinds of curries(side dishes). The main ingredients are as follows.

  1. Coriander seeds - 1/2 cup
  2. Pepper - 1/4 cup
  3. Cumin Seeds - 1/4 cup
  4. Channa dal - 1/2 cup
  5. urid dal - 1/2 cup
  6. Red chillies - 10
  7. Ground nuts(Peanuts) - 1/4 cup
  8. Turmeric Powder - 2 tsp
  9. Asafoetida - for taste.

In a wide pan, fry these ingredients one by one and let it cool. Grind it and store it. This powder can be used for all kinds of curries like potato curry, Okra curry, Long beans curry, Beans curry, Taro root (chepankizhangu) curry, sweet potato curry etc. If we wish, we can also fry a hand ful of curry leaves with all the above said ingredients and grind it along with the ingredients.

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