100 gms Ellu (Sesame Seeds)
3 – 4 Red Chillies
a small piece of asafoetida
2 tsp Oil
Salt to taste
1. Heat a kadai, add ellu and keep stirring till it stats to crackle. When done (crackling will stop) remove from kadai and put on a plate to cool.
2. Heat oil, fry asafoetida and red chillies. Fry till chillies turn brown and crisp. Remove from the kadai.
3. When the ingredients have sufficiently cooled, add salt, put all of it in the dry grinder of the mixie and make a smooth powder.
Cool and store.