Indian Masala Curry Powder With Red Chillies Recipe
Versatile roast and ground spice mix
Indian Masala Curry Powder With Red Chillies Recipe is an Indian spice powder which is homemade with roasted fresh spices. This masala curry powder is pretty versatile. This can either be used as an accompaniment with plain steamed rice or tempered rice and raita, or it can be added to curries, pickles or fries. Toss idlis in Indian Masala Curry Powder With Red Chillies Recipe and ghee to prepare podi idlis. This also soothes sore throat when had alone with rice topped with hot and freshly made ghee.
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- 18 Dry red chillies
- 1/4 cup Coriander (Dhania) Seeds
- 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
- 10 cloves Garlic
- 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1 pinch Methi Seeds (Fenugreek Seeds)
- 1 teaspoon Salt
How to make Indian Masala Curry Powder With Red Chillies Recipe
To begin making Indian Masala Curry Powder With Red Chillies Recipe, remove the stem of dry red chillies. Now take a wide pan and dry roast red chillies for about 3 minutes on low flame or till the red chillies crisp up. Take it off on a wide plate to cool.
Then add coriander, cumin and mustard seeds. Add garlic pods (Do not remove skin of garlic pods- We get nice flavour with skin).
Roast for about 5 minutes until a nice aroma arises of the roast spices. Maintain low heat and mix continuously so that the ingredients do not burn.
Take out all the spices on the wide plate and roast fenugreek seeds for a couple of minutes till roasted and switch off. Allow all the spices to cool.
Add cooled ingredients to blender with pinch of turmeric and salt.
In a mixer grinder, blend to fine powder and store in an airtight container after a few minutes of spreading the masala on a plate. Use as needed to flavour your food.