Gather all the ingredients, as per the measurements, at one place.
Put a dry, clean frying pan on stove top under low flame. Add the toor dal / kandi pappu.Stir continuously and let the lentils roast, until they reach light brown colour & give nice aroma.Then take them aside.
Put the pan back on stove under low, add the dry red chillies, mustard seeds/menthulu, jeera / cumin seeds and hing.
Switch the flame off after a minute. Take them off into the same plate as the lentils.
Let everything cool down completely.Then, take everything into a mixe / spice blender.Add salt and grind everything coarsely.
Immediately, transfer into an air tight container and store. Done!!
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