Multipurpose lentil spice mix

6 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 6
Channa dhal-1 cup

Toor dhal-1 cup

Urad dhal,white-1/4 cup

Raw rice-a handful

Sesame seeds-2 tablepoons

Mustard-1 teaspoon

Cumin seeds-1 teaspoon

Peppercorns-1 tablepoon

Red chillies- 10

Garlic-5 pods ,crushed

Curry leaves- a handful

Rock salt - to taste

Asafoetida powder- a generous pinch

Oil-1 tablespoon


  • Dry roast sesame seeds till fragrant and they start to crackle. Keep aside.
  • Do the same for curry leaves till they are crisp. Keep aside.
  • Put in rock salt,asafoetida and garlic and keep stirring on low flame for a few minutes.
  • Heat oil in the same pan and put in all other ingredients and roast on medium flame till all the ingredients turn brown.
  • Take care not to char them. Spread them on a plate and let them cool.
  • Powder all the ingredients. You can make it coarse or fine to suit your taste.
  • Leave them on a plate for sometime to cool incase they heat up during the powdering process.
  • Store in an airtight container and use as required.


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