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       Title: HOT SPICE MIX
  Categories: Indian, Condiment
       Yield: 6 Servings
     1/4 c  Cumin seeds                              -crushed
       8    Dried red chiles                    1 tb Plus 1 tsp black mustard
       1 tb Black peppercorns                        -seeds
       1 tb Cardamom seeds                      1 tb Fenugreek seeds
       1    Inch cinnamon sticks,          
   Put all spices in a heavy skillet and dry roast over medium heat 5 to
   10 minutes, until browned, stirring constantly. Cool completely, then
   grind to a fine powder in a coffee grinder or with a pestle and
   mortar. Store in an airtight container up to 2 months.
   From: Steve Herrick Source: [The Book of Curries & Indian Foods by
   Linda Fraser]