Rasam powder is a South Indian spice mix that is used almost every day. It's also called rasam
- 2 1/2 C. coriander seeds
- 1 C. dried red chillies
- 1/2 C. black peppercorns
- 2/3 C. red lentils
- 1/3 C. yellow split peas
- 1 1/2 tsp. cumin seeds
- 1 sm. bunch fresh curry leaves
- 1 tsp. ground turmeric
- Dry roast all ingredients except turmeric in a heavy-based pan until lightly colored.
- Grind everything to a fine powder. Store in an airtight container.