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You must be like why is she sharing a recipe for Coriander Powder. All we need to do is roast and grind the coriander seeds. Yes and no. My recipe for Homemade Coriander powder has a twist in it. It is just not the coriander seeds but a mix of few more spices to enhance the flavour as well as the nutrient content of the masala.

Homemade Coriander Powder with a Twist | Dhania Powder

This is my mom’s recipe and till date I always use this. I never liked store bought coriander powder. It lacks the texture from the one prepared at home. I have used the store bought in one or two dishes and it never tasted the same. It really lacks the flavour. Even a powder with simple coriander seeds I would say best is to make it at home.

Homemade Coriander Powder with a Twist | Dhania Powder

So what do I add in this Homemade Coriander Powder

This Coriander Powder has a blend of Coriander seeds, cloves, cinnamon, peppercorns and curry leaves. All this different spices add the needed taste as well increase the nutrient content of this. For eg. Curry leaves or kadi patta has a list of benefits aligned to it. It helps in digestion, weight loss, keeps diabetes under check, hair repair etc. etc. But we do not consume it, we remove it from the vegetables we add. So when added in a masala, it is well hidden and consumed too.

Homemade Coriander Powder with a Twist | Dhania Powder

Similarly adding of peppercorns to this coriander powder masala adds the taste as well as makes it slightly spicier than the regular one. Cinnamon and clove again adds to this, plus adds a wonderful aroma. So whenever I make a batch of Coriander powder I always add the spices to get a tastier, spicer and flavourful masala.


Texture of Coriander Powder

I like my coriander powder with coarse texture and hence I do not grind it very finely. You can make the powder as per your liking.

Homemade Coriander Powder with a Twist | Dhania Powder


Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Coriander Seeds
  • 1/2 inch Cinnamon / Dalchini
  • 8-10 Cloves / long
  • 10-15 Curry Leaves
  • 8-10 Peppercorns

Instructions

  • Rinse the curry leaves well and pat it dry on a clean kitchen towel.
  • In a large pan or a wok add the Coriander Seeds, Cloves, Curry leaves and peppercorns.
  • Slowly roast it on slow until the seeds turn golden brown all over and starts releasing an aroma.
  • Let it cool and powder it in a grinder
  • Store in a clean and sterile glass Jar tightly sealed.

Notes

  • Needless to say when you make any masalas everything should be sterile and clean from jar’s to pan.
  • No water near by, always work with clean and dry hands
Homemade Coriander Powder with a Twist | Dhania Powder


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Homemade Coriander Powder with a Twist | Dhania Powder

Homemade Coriander Powder with a Twist | Dhania Powder

My Homemade Coriander Powder, is more tasty, fragrant, spicier and aromatic than the regular store bought ones with a few secret ingredients.
5 from 3 votes
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Course: Condiments
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Coriander, Masala
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 1 500 ml Jar full
Author: Renu Agrawal-Dongre

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Coriander Seeds
  • 1/2 inch Cinnamon / Dalchini
  • 8-10 Cloves / long
  • 10-15 Curry Leaves
  • 8-10 Peppercorns

Instructions

  • Rinse the curry leaves well and pat it dry on a clean kitchen towel.
  • In a large pan or a wok add the Coriander Seeds, Cloves, Curry leaves and peppercorns.
  • Slowly roast it on slow until the seeds turn golden brown all over and starts releasing an aroma.
  • Let it cool and powder it in a grinder
  • Store in a clean and sterile glass Jar tightly sealed.

Notes

Needless to say when you make any masalas everything should be sterile and clean from jar’s to pan.
No water near by, always work with clean and dry hands
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    Narmadha

    Saturday 17th of August 2019

    My mom also makes it in quite similar way. She also adds cumin to it. Store bought powder is just plain coriander and lacks flavor.

    Renu Agrawal-Dongre

    Saturday 17th of August 2019

    Thanks You

    Gayathri Kumar

    Tuesday 25th of June 2019

    Even I hate the store bought coriander powder. It lacks the flavor. Your version with all the spices and curry leaves look amazing.

    CookwithRenu

    Tuesday 25th of June 2019

    Thank You

    Vaishali Sabnani

    Sunday 23rd of June 2019

    I like the twist given to this coriander powder..makes it so flavorful.

    Suma Gandlur

    Friday 21st of June 2019

    This is surely extra flavorful and makes a great addition to any curry, I bet.

    CookwithRenu

    Friday 21st of June 2019

    Thank You

    Rafeeda - The Big Sweet Tooth

    Thursday 20th of June 2019

    Now that is very interesting! I am intrigued by the addition of those spices and especially the curry leaves, surely will add an interesting dimension to an otherwise usual coriander powder...

    CookwithRenu

    Thursday 20th of June 2019

    Thank You. Do give a try.