Monday, November 17, 2014

PODI / DAL POWDER / GUN POWDER


This podi is  served with idlis and dosas with some sesame seed oil or melted ghee mixed with it.. If you like it really hot then add more chillies and you get what is called gun powder in Andhra. It tastes awesome with freshly cooked steaming hot plain rice and ghee.

Ingredients:
Dry red chillies ... 50 gms
Urad dal ............. 100 gms
Chana dal ............ 100 gms
Toor dal .............. 100 gms
Cumin seeds ....... 1 tsp
Sesame seeds ...... 1 tbsp
Asafoetida ........ 1/4 tsp (optional)
Salt ....... to taste

Method:
1. Dry roast all the ingredients except asafoetida.
2. Bring them to room temperature.
3. Grind them and mix the salt and asafoetida.



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