| Cinnamon Sticks || 5 (3 in.) sticks|
| cardamom pods || 1 cup|
| cumin seeds || ½ cup|
| black pepper || ½ cup|
| cloves || ½ cup|
| coriander seeds || ½ cup|
| Coconut - grated (opt.) || ¼ cup|
- Dry the ingredients in an oven. Do not let them turn brown.
- Remove the seeds from the cardamom pods.
- Pound cinnamon stick into smaller size.
- Combine ingredients until they are well mixed and blend at high speed for 2 or 3 mins. till completely pulverized