Masala Powders

Kurma Masala Podi

Ingredients:
2 tbsp Coriander seeds
4 tbsp Chana dal
10 – 12 Red Chillies
8 – 10 Cloves
2 inch piece Cinnamon, broken into bits
6 – 8 big Cardamoms
1 1/2 tbsp Poppy Seeds
2 tsp Aniseeds
1 cup Copra gratings

Method:
1. Fry each of these ingredients separately in a hot kadai, stirring all the while. When each is done, remove from kadai and allow to cool.
2. Mix all the cooled ingredients in the dry grinder of the mixie. Make a fine powder.