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14 April, 2014

Curry powder (spice mix for dry curry)

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This dry spice mix can be made and stored for a few weeks. Adds flavor to dry curries that need to be made in a hurry.


Chana dal/ Bengal gram- 3 tbsp.

Urad dal/ split black gram- 3 tbsp.

red chillies- 3

coriander seeds- 2 tbsp.

asafoetida- a bit (or powder- 1/2 tsp.)

oil- 1/2 tsp. (optional)


* Dry roast (or with oil) the ingredients in a pan till lentils turn brown. Stir constantly to avoid over-roasting.


* Cool and use a small dry spice grinder to make a coarse powder. Store in an airtight jar for a few weeks.




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