French West Indian Curry Rub

French West Indian Curry Rub

10 servings

1/4 cup Brown rice, uncooked

1/4 cup whole cumin seeds

1/4 cup whole coriander

1 tbsp mustard seeds

1 tbsp black peppercorns

1 tsp whole cloves

3 tbsp shelled pistachios 

1/4 cup ground turmeric 

In a medium size dry sauté pan place the rice and toast over medium heat, approx 3-4 minutes.  Place rice in a bowl and set aside.  Add the whole spices to the pan and toast until the aromas are released using caution so as the spices to not burn.  Place spices in bowl with the rice.  In small batches, grind this mixture along with the pistachios in a coffee grinder until milled.  Add the ground turmeric and store in a sealed jar for up to 10 days.