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Menthe hittu | fenugreek - lentil spice mix

Main Dish
4 servings
20 min
25 min
Very Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 4
Chana dal - 1 cup

Urad dhal - ½ a cup

Roasted Bengal gram - ½ a cup

Cumin seeds - 1 teaspoon

Black peppercorns - 1 tablespoon

Red chillies - 4

Coriander seeds - 1 teaspoon

Fenugreek seeds -1 teaspoon

Dry ginger powder -1/2 a teaspoon

Asafoetidapowder - a pinch

Turmeric powder - a pinch

Salt to taste

Preparation

  • Roast the ingredients from 1 - 8 in a pan till golden brown.
  • Take care not to burn the ingredients.Let it cool completely.
  • Powder the roasted ingredients along with dry ginger powder , asafoetida and turmeric powder. Add salt and store in an airtight jar.
  • To serve, mix a few teaspoons of this spice mix with piping hot steamed rice. Drizzle sesame seed over it.





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