Posted by Malini on January 06, 19102 at 14:27:18
This a quick and easy method to make curry powder that is used to cook most sri lankan meat curries.
Ingredients 4 oz Red Chillie dried 3 oz corriander (kottamalli/dhania) 1/4 oz sweet cummin (mahaduru) 1 oz cummin (suduru/zeera) 1 oz Fenugreek (uluhal/methi) 6 Cloves (Karadamungu/lavang) 6 Cardamoms (carabu-neti/elaichi) 1/4 inch cinnamon (kurudu/dal chini) 3 inch Rampe (Pandan leaves) optional 2 incn Sera (Lemon grass) Optional 6 sprigs curry leaves (optional) 2 tsp mustard seeds (aba/rai) 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
Lightly roast all of the above ingredients except turmeric in a heavy skillet. Add the turmeric to the mix and grind into a powder using either a motar with a pestle or coffee/spice grinder. Store in a tight container. This could be kept for a year.
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