Monday, June 29, 2015

4 Cooking Churnas using Cumin



Churna is the combination of powder in Ayurveda. It can be herbs, spices or dry fruits. Making churnas is easy and can save cooking time in a busy week. To make them use fresh grounded spice powder. Mix them well and store then in an airtight jar for up to six months. These recipes makes approximately 1 cup. 

Taco Seasoning Recipe:
  • 1/4 cup Chili Powder
  • 1/4 cup Cumin powder.
  • 1 tablespoon hing.
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon Oregano leaf (or oregano leaf powder)
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 cup pink salt (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
To make: Put all in jar and shake well or mix in a food processor until mixed. 

Homemade Curry Powder Recipe:
  • 1/2 cup Paprika
  • 1/4 cup cumin powder.
  • 1 tablespoon Fennel Powder
  • 2 Tablespoons Fenugreek powder (optional)- gives sweetness
  • 2 tablespoons Ground Mustard Powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground Red Pepper Flakes (optional)- adds spiciness
  • 3 tablespoons ground coriander (optional)
  • 1/4 cup ground Turmeric root
  • 1 tablespoon ground cardamon (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cloves powder (optional) – Adds complex flavor
 
Fajita Seasoning:
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons pink salt ( optional)
  • 2 tablespoons Paprika
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon hing
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne powder (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon cumin powder.
 
 

Chili Seasoning Mix:
  • 1/2 cup chili powder
  • 1/4 cup hing powder or garlic powder
  • 3 tablespoons onion powder
  • 1/4 cup oregano
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 1/4 cup cumin.
  • 1 tablespoon thyme

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