Saturday, April 3, 2010

Recipe for Chettinad Masala Powder - How to make it at home

Grated Coconut - 1/4 cup
Red Chillies - 4 nos
Coriander seeds - 1 tbsp
Ginger - 1/4 inch piece
Garlic - 2 pods
Cinnamon - 1 inch piece
Cardamom - 1 no
Cloves - 15 nos
Black Kalpaasi (stone flower) - 1 inch
Anise seed -1 no.
Black pepper - 2 tbsp
Curry Leaves - 1/4 cup
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp

In 1 tsp of oil shallow fry the coconut, red chilly, coriander seeds, ginger, garlic, cinnamon, cardamoms, cloves, kalpasi bark, anise seeds, pepper corns, curry leaves. Grind it to a thick, fine paste along with turmeric powder.

1 comment:

Amu Ramesh said...

U forgot to mention Marathi moggu

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