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Jeera Lanka Gunda 1

Jeera Lanka Gunda

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 8 votes
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 12 mins
Course Condiments
Cuisine Odia


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


  • 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 !


  • 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