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Parupu podi

powder for idli or dosa

Recipe by sneha of Abu Dhabi, AE

this is just the way my mom made it and it's so easy to serve with sesame oil or kids love to eat it anytime with their idli/dosas.easy replacement of chutneys..........

Ingredients vegetarian 1 servings

    • 2 cups channa dal
    • 1 cup urud dal
    • 10-12 hole red chilles
    • 2 tsps jeera
    • 2 pinches of hing
    • salt t taste


    1. Dry roast both the dals separately till you get the aroma.
    2. remove from fire when it turns golden brown.
    3. roast the jeera.
    4. and then whole red chillies till it turns slightly darker in colour and not getting black.
    5. combine all together and grind to slighly coarse powder.
    6. add salt and the hing and mix well.
    7. store in air tight jars.


    meghna peter

    Thank u so much. these traditional podis are a must in every working womans kitchen . they save so much time. thanx once again.