October 6, 2009

Curry Powder


Bengal Gram dal ( Chana Dal ) – 2 tbsp
Black Gram dal ( Urad dal) – 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds – 2 tsp
Coriander seeds – 3 or 4 Tbsp
Fenugreek Seeds – ½ tsp
Red chilli Whole – 10-15 Number (to taste)
Tamarind – Small lemon Size
Coriander leaves (optional)
Oil – 1 tbsp
Salt – to taste


Take a kadai, put oil, when it is hot enough add Red Chilli, fry for 30 sec and then add Chana dal, Coriander seeds fry for 1 min then add urad dal, mustard seeds, and fenugreek seeds fry till they turn into golden brown and then add hing.

Finally add chopped Coriander leaves (optional)

Let it cool to room temperature; put it in a blender along with tamarind and salt make into a course powder.

Store it in an air-tight container in the refrigerator.

We can use this Powder for making curries like Stuffed Egg plant, Egg Plant Fry, Stuffed Ridge Guard, Ridge Guard Fry, Tindoora Fry, Bitter Guard Fry etc.


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