Metkut

Metkut in Marathi Metkut is a magic powder of Maharashtrian cuisine. It is a fine powder made from...

Metkut in Marathi
Metkut is a magic powder of Maharashtrian cuisine.
It is a fine powder made from dals and dry spices. Fresh Metkut has great aroma, especially when you combine it with pure Ghee. Metkut transforms plain rice into a very delicious and unique tasting dish.
If you want to try Metkut, before making it at home, some Indian grocery stores carry ready-made Metkut packets.
Servings: Make approximately 4 cups

Ingredients:
2 cup Chana Dal
1/2 cup Udad Dal
1/4 cup Moong Dal
1/4 cup Rice Grains
1/4 cup Wheat Grains
1 tbsp Turmeric powder
1 tbsp Red chili powder
1 tbsp Hing/Asafoetida
1 tbsp Soonth/Dry Ginger
1 tbsp mustard seeds (use red mustard seeds)

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Method:1) Heat a pan. Dry roast all dals except moong dal,rice and wheat grains separately. Do not roast these together as dals and grains different timings to get nicely roasted. Let it cool.
2) Dry Roast red mustard seed with Moong Dal.
3) Turn off the heat. While the pan is hot warm up the spices – Turmeric powder, Hing /Asafetida, Red chili powder, dry Ginger.
4) Once cooled down, grind all roasted ingredients and Spices in a grinder till fine powder, separately.
5) Mix the spices and dal powder well. Sieve to get a fine powder.
6) Store in an air tight container.

Labels:Roast Dal and Spices Mixture, Maharashtrian spices, traditional spices

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  1. Thanks for Chakali site. I was looking for making Metkut which I got only on this site

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