Idly Podi

Idly Podi

A coarse spice mixture condiment used as a side dish for south Indian breakfast. It is typically prepared with chana dal, urad dal, red chilies and sesame seeds and is popularly used for idli’s as a dipping condiment.

Idly Podi
Cooking Time20 minutesDifficulty:Easy

Ingredients

  • 3 tspcoconut oil
  • 15-20 kashmiri red chili
  • 1 handful curry leaves
  • 1/4 cup chana dal
  • 1/2 cup urad dal
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/2 tsp tumeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp hing/asafoetida
  • salt (to taste)

Steps

STEP 1

In a hot pan fry kashmiri red chili and curry leaves in coconut oil for 1 min until they are crisp

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STEP 2

Add chana dal and urad dal in the pan and saute for about 3 mins

Idly Podi

STEP 3

Add sesame seeds and continue roasting and stiring for another 3 mins

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STEP 4

Pour all the ingridients from the pan into the grinding jar and add tumeric powder, asafoetida and salt.

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STEP 5

Grind all the ingridients together using speed 2 until it forms a coarse powder

Idly Podi

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