KUZHAMBU MILAGAI PODI I HOMEMADE KUZHAMBU CHILLI POWDER I HOW TO MAKE RED CHILLI POWDER AT HOME

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Hi friends, in our Indian especially South Indian house hold kuzhambu chilli powder, which is very essential and usually we will prepare it for 6 months or one year stock… My mom every year won’t miss to make the podi, and its very handy and will give nice taste to the any type of kuzhambu or even some stir fries too…

Kuzhambu -Chilli- Powder

My mom, sun dried the good quality of red chillies and coriander seeds for two days and then dry roast the other ingredients and make powder in grinding mill nearby home.  You can make any veg or non-veg curries, stir fries...

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Category
DIY/HOMEMADE
Regional
SOUTH INDIAN 
Preparation Time
10 Minutes (Apart from chillies and coriander seeds sun dry time)
Roasting Time
30 Minutes
Yields
2 Kg
Source – My grandma

INGREDIENTS
Dry red chillies – 1 Kg
Coriander seeds – 1 Kg
Cumin seeds – ½ Cup
Fennel seeds – ½ Cup
Chana dal/Bengal gram – ½ Cup  
Toor dal/Red gram – ½ Cup
Black pepper corns – ½ Cup
Fenugreek seeds – ¼ Cup
Rice – ¼ Cup
Mustard seeds – ¼ Cup  
Dry Curry leaves – ½ Cup, loosely packed

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METHOD
  • Sun dry the red chillies and coriander seeds for 2 days, or if its very hot weather 1 day dry is enough, and keep it ready.
  • Dry roast the ingredients on low flame, one by one which is shown on the picture, till the fragrant comes.
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  • Cool it for 20 minutes and then grind all the ingredients together in a mill to get fine powder.
Kuzhambu Chilli Powder

  • You can make this powder at home in small batches using blender too.
  • Sieve the chilli powder and store it in air-tight container at room temperature.
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  • The shelf life of powder will be one year.
  • You can use the hot chilli powder for any of your recipes… J
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NOTE

  • All ingredients should be dry, it should not be moisture, else bugs will come when store. 
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READY TO GIVE TASTY AND FLAVORFUL CURRIES TO YOU!!!



18 comments:

  1. We do make kulambhu milgai thool slightly different with garam masala,ur version sounds inviting..bookmarked the recipe..

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  2. oh loved the pictures ...We call it sambhar powder ..Great it blends together in blender ...

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  3. i liked the shot in the tattu :D too good !

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  4. omg awesome clicks with step wise tutorial :) very aromatic and spicy kozhamu podi :) love the 3rd and 4th shot :)

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  5. Wow...Simply awesome ..adorable clicks dear :)

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  6. Hi Viji,
    Is 1 cup equivalent to 200 gm in your quantity ratio?

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  7. Nice kulambu milagai thool recipe it's really good. Bookmarked recipe also.is this 1/4 is equal to 25 grams or 50 grams please clarify that

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  8. Thankyou so much for your reply it's really help me

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  9. It's really help full...

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  10. Sambar powder different from milagaithool.Love your recipe.going to try it.Thankyou

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  11. Simply superbb. I want to try this. May I know what is the actual measurement of the cup and what kind of rice we should use to make this masala powder. Please reply me.

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  12. Simply superbb. I want to try this. May I know what is the actual measurement of the cup and what kind of rice we should use to make this masala powder. Please reply me.

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    1. Sorry for the delay Fathima... I used 200ml measuring cup... you can use any rice ponni rice or raw rice...

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  13. We make similar kuzhambu milgai thool add on to this one or two turmeric sticks gives you an awesome color

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