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Idli podi | Podi

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Ingredients (240 ml cup used)

  • ¼ cup chana dal or bengal gram
  • ¼ cup urad dal or urad dal
  • ¼ cup sesame seeds
  • salt as needed
  • 6 to 8 red chilies (adjust to suit your taste)
  • 1 to 2 garlic cloves (optional)
  • 1 tbsp. cumin or jeera

optional ingredients

  • ¼ cup dried coconut (copra) or desiccated coconut
  • 2 sprigs curry leaves
  • 2 tsp flax seeds
  • cleaned tamarind as needed
  • jaggery as needed

How to make the recipe

Preparation for idli podi

  1. Wash curry leaves and leave the sprigs on a clean kitchen cloth for the water to dry off.
  2. Clean all the ingredients, pick debris and discard.
  3. Dry roast chana dal and urad dal unil golden. Set them aside.
  4. Next dry roast red chilies till crisp. Set these aside as well.
  5. To the same pan, add curry leaves and roast on a low flame till they turn crisp. Set these aside as well.
  6. Add sesame seeds and cumin to the hot pan and roast till the sesame seeds begin to splutter. 
  7. Add coconut,garlic and toss. Set this aside as well to cool.

How to make idli podi

  1. Powder red chilies and dal first in a blender jar. 
  2. To the same jar, add the curry leaves, sesame, cumin, coconut and garlic. Also add in salt and blend to a powder.
  3. Store idli podi in an airtight dry jar.

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