Dried Coriander- 250 gms
Dried Chilli - 100 gms
Pepper - 1 dsp
Turmeric (1 1/2 inch long piece) - 10 gm
Cumin Seeds - 3/4 dsp
Cinnamon (1inch long) - 12 'pieces
Cardamom - 12
Oil - 1 tsp to roast
Heat the oil in a thick pan and roast the chilly well.
Remove the chilly from the oil and roast dried coriander and cumin seeds.
Remove the pan from fire. Put pepper into the pan and when it becomes slightly heated, take it out from the pan and mix all the heated ingredients and turmeric, clove, cinnamon and cardamom. Grind all the ingredients together while it is still hot .
Sieve and keep in an air tight container.
Note : Always use a dry spoon when taking out the masala.