Kuzhambu Podi


Ingredients
  1. Coriander seed (Dhaniya) - 3 cup
  2. Bengal gram (Kadalai paruppu) - 1 cup
  3. Turmeric Rhizome (kombhu manjal) - 4
  4. Red chilly - 3 cup
Preparation


Keep the above ingredients in hot sun for 2 hours.
Alternative is to heat the above ingredients for few minutes in a dry pan until they get heated. Don't heat them too much untill they get roasted.  You must be able to touch the ingredients after heating.
If you have a flour mill near by, you can grind the above there for large quantity. Maintain the ratio of ingredients as above.

Or grind them nicely in a mixer grinder.



10 comments:

  1. Replies
    1. Sorry Srinivasan. We missed it. Red chilly amount is same as dhaniya

      Delete
  2. Bhoomasrinivasan14 August 2013 at 17:08

    fenugreek and toordhaall should be added

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. We do not use them in podi. Instead they will be used when making kuzhambu

      Delete
  3. Turmeric 4 what? cups?

    ReplyDelete
  4. 4 piece of turmeric root

    ReplyDelete
  5. 4 piece of turmeric root

    ReplyDelete
  6. Hi,

    Can we use turmeric powder instead? We don't get turmeric roots where I live. If yes, what is the proportion?

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Yes, you can use powder if you do not have turmeric root. After grinding the ingredients, add a teaspoon of turmeric powder and grind one time.

      Delete
  7. Hi mam, I tried your morkuzhambu recipe it came out very well... Thank you very much.. Now want to try kuzhambu podi...please mention the red chilli variety ...also can I use this powder for all kind of curry?

    ReplyDelete