May 7, 2010

Kholamba / Kolumbo Masala ( Saraswat / Konkani Cuisine )

Kholamba / Kolumbo Masala

( Spice powder for gravy dishes in Saraswat / Konkani Cuisine )

Recipe Credit - Rasachandrika


500 g coriander seeds
250 g red chillies
20 g turmeric pieces
40 g black gram dal
40 g Bengal gram dal
20 g black peppercorns
40 g fenugreek seeds ( methi )
20 g asafoetida
50 g mustard seeds
50 g cumin ( jeera ) seeds
2 handfuls curry leaves
Groundnut oil for frying


Handpick and clean all the ingredients.

Pour sufficient oil in a frying pan, heat it slightly and fry all the ingredients separately on a low heat until they are light brown.

Pound them together and sieve.

Blend the masalas well and store in a glass jar with a tight lid.


Hari Chandana P said...

lovely recipe.. thanks for sharing!!

kathy gori said...

This looks wonderful!