Rasam Powder

Payaswini's Recipes

1-1/2 cups coriander seeds
2 cups dried red chillies
1/4 cup black peppercorns
1/2 cup cumin seeds
1 tbsp. fenugreek seeds
1 tsp. mustard seeds
1 large cinnamon stick (dalchini) broken into pieces
1 bunch fresh curry leaves
1/2 tsp. asafoetida

Dry roast all the ingredients except the red chillies in a heavy-based pan until lightly browned.
Then set aside.
Heat 1 tsp. oil and fry the red chillies until lightly browned.
Grind all the ingredients together to a fine powder
Store in a air-tight container.