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Kuzhambu Podi

(Kuzhambu Millagai Thool, Curry Powder)

- recipe by Raji Ramakrishnan submitted on 05-01-2012

Urad dal (Black Gram) - 1 cup
Moong dal (Green Gram) - 1 cup (You can replace with tur dal, chana dal  or masoor dal)
Corriander Seeds - 1 cup
Raw Rice - 1/2 cup
Dry Red Chillies - 10 (increase/decrease as per your choice)
Cumin seeds - 2 tsp
Black Pepper - 1 tsp
Fenugreek (methi) seeds - 1 tsp
Curry Leaves - handful
1. Dry roast all the above ingredients seperately.
2. Cool and grind to a fine smooth powder. 

You can use it for any kind of curry viz. sambar, vathakuzhampu, rasam etc. It is very useful to make instant sambar, rasam, vathalkuzhampu. 
Since it has got the thickening capacity, no need to add boiled dal to thicken the curry. If you still want, you can use it.

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