Jeera Lanka Gunda 1

Jeera Lanka Gunda is one of the staple spice powders in Odia households. Starting from Dalma, any Chaat, Dahi bara -ghuguni-aloo dum to any satvik side dish preparation; this is the best ever seasoning.

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Jeera Lanka Gunda 1

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Jeera Lanka Gunda 1

Jeera Lanka Gunda

Sasmita
Jeera Lanka Gunda is one of the staple spice powders in Odia households. Starting from Dalma, any Chaat, Dahi bara -ghuguni-aloo dum to any satvik sidedish preparation; this is the best ever seasoning.
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 12 mins
Course Condiments
Cuisine Odia

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Jeera (cumin seed)
  • 10-12 no. Lanka (dry whole red chili)

Instructions
 

  • In a pan, take all the whole red chilies.
  • Over low-medium heat, dry roast the red chillies flipping in between.
  • Keep an eye for not to burn these.
  • When these seem to slightly charred, then transfer to a plate.
  • Into the same pan, add the jeera / cumin seeds and dry roast them as well over low-medium heat.
  • When seeds becomes medium brown, turn off heat.
  • Allow the cumin seeds and red chilies to cool down completely.
  • Either using an electric grinder or even mortar pestle, make a coarse powder.
  • Store in an air-tight container to use later !

Notes

  • Keep the Jeera Lanka Gunda (cumin – red chili powder) in an airtight container for later use.
  • While dry roasting, keep an eye not to burn any spices.
Keyword easy and quick, Masala Powder, Odia Spices

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5 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    Jeera and red chilli spice mix is such a handy mix to add in curries and curd based preparations like raita and dahi vadas. lovely capture and frame.

    1. 5 stars
      Jeera and red chili mix powder though simple adds so much flavor and enhancement to any dish ..I always have this in my masala box but never knew it is known as Jeera Lanka Gunda in Odia cuisine

  2. 5 stars
    Simple recipe but the spice powder adds tons of flavor. I love to add cumin powder in my curries and this powder will be very handy!

  3. 5 stars
    Jeera lanka gunda is a very useful masala mix for everyday use. One can use it any veg or non veg curry.

  4. 5 stars
    Perfect spice mix to sprinkle on chaats , dahi vada and raitas. So quick to make and flavourful too. Gorgeous frame Sasmita.

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