Mustard Chilli Seasoning

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 tbsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tbsp - fine skinned mustard seeds, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp - asafoetida powder
  • 1/2 tsp - fennel
  • 1/2 tsp - fenugreek
  • 1/2 tsp - nigella seeds
  • 1 tsp - oil
  • 1/2 tbsp - salt

How to Make Mustard Chilli Seasoning

  • Slightly crush the fennel and fenugreek seeds.
  • Use a large high rimmed plate or shallow bowl.
  • Make a circle of chilli powder, keeping a wide well in the centre.
  • Put mustard in the circle, push out along chilli to make inner circle.
  • Place turmeric and asafoetida in the centre of well.
  • Warm oil in a small crucible, do not overheat.
  • Add both crushed seeds and nigella seeds.
  • Allow to sizzle lightly in oil.
  • Pour into the centre of the well, on turmeric and asafoetida.
  • Allow oil to cool for a few minutes.
  • Mix all the ingredients together with the fingers.
  • Add salt and mix again, till flavours are well-blended.
  • Use to sprinkle over papads and khakras.