Idli Podi

Idli Podi 
Idli Podi

Idli Podi is famous in south India. It is used as a side dish for many tiffin items other than idli even though it is named so. Most of the kids will love it. In order to neutralize the spice, usually oil is added and served. Most of them will love it if it is served with oil. It is handy for houewives and office going women.

Idli Podi

Idli Podi Ingredients:
Urad dal - 1/2 cup
Bengal gram - 1/2 cup
Tuvar dal - 1/2 cup
Red chilli - 15
Gingely oil - 2 tablespoon
Asafoetida - 1 teaspoon
Salt - To taste
Curry leaves - 1/2 cup

Idli Podi Method:
Fry asafoetida in one teaspoon of oil. In the same pan fry red chillies.
Idli Podi

 Then add  remaining oil in the pan and fry urad dal, bengal gram dal, tuvar dal separately till golden brown.
Idli Podi

Dry roast curry leaves & salt. Keep  aside to cool. First grind redchilli, asafoetida, curry leaves and salt.
Idli Podi

Then add urad dal, tuvar dal and bengalgram dal and grind coarsely.

Idli Podi

Serve with idli, dosa, upma, adai ...
Idli Podi

If you want you can grind finely.
Adjust the ingredients according to your taste.
I used rock asafoetida. It will smells good.
Idli Podi


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