Roasted Cumin (Jeera) powder/ Red Chilli powder

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For roasted cumin powder-

Ingredients –

  1. Whole cumin seeds – 1 cup

Method-

  • Heat a pan on medium flame, add cumin seeds, roast till it turns light brown in color.
  • Keep stirring, otherwise cumin seeds will get burnt.
  • Let it cool down completely.
  • Transfer the roasted cumins in a mixer jar and grind it to fine powder.
  • Keep the powder in the air tight container and use as required.

For red chilli powder-

Ingredients –

  1. Whole dried  red chilli (you can take any kind of chilli) – 1 cup

Method –

  • Remove the stem of the chillies.
  • Heat a pan, roast the chillies for 3-4 minutes on low flame.
  • Let it cool down  completely, transfer the roasted red chilli in a mixer jar and grind it to fine powder.
  • Wait for 5 minutes before you open the mixer jar cover.
  • Red chilli powder is ready, keep the powder in the air tight container and use as required.
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