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May 24, 2009

Paruppu podi (Lentil powder)

Paruppu podi with a tsp of ghee is the best combination and perfect to start the lunch. During my busy days, I manage with this powder & rasam with some pappad to go. It taste spicy & quite a healthy one b'coz of the lentils we use.

Simple to make but taste great. I prefer making this paruppu powder homemade rather than buying. Storing them in the air tight container restores it aroma & freshness for the long period.

Ingredients :
  1. Pottu kadalai / Roasted gram - 1 cup
  2. Urad dal - 2 tbsp
  3. Dry coconut - 2 tbsp
  4. Red chilly - 4 nos
  5. Salt
  6. Asafoetida - a pinch

How to cook :

  • Dry roast all the ingredients till light brown in color. Finally add the dry coconut & toss for couple of min. Switch off the heat.
  • Allow the mixture to cool.
  • Grind them to a fine powder.

Serve them with rice & a tbsp of ghee.


Pavithra Elangovan said...

I love this podi swapna great with hot steamed rice with ghee. FIrst time to ur blog so nice.. and wonderful recipes dear. will often visit u.

Parita said...

Wow this is new to me..never heard abt it..will try someday :)

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

I havent used dahlia in making podi... this is new... gotta try your version!!!

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