Measure the ingredients and keep it ready.
Heat a pan until its hot and put it in low flame.
Add coriander seeds, red chillies and roast just to feel the ingredients hot. Takes a minute. Transfer to a plate.
Add chana dal, toor dal, pepper, rice, mustard and cumin seeds.
Same, roast one minute just to heat the ingredients. Remove in the plate.
Add methi seeds and roast well until golden and fragrant.
Remove in plate and cool the ingredients completely.
Grind in a mixie with turmeric powder to a fine powder.
Give some time break in between to avoid over heating. Do not continue if the container is hot as it could spoil the mixie.
Also wipe the sides for even powdering.
Initially the colour may be brown, but as the red chilli gets powdered, it turns the orangish colour.
Mix well and cool down the powder if warm, before storing in the airtight container.