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Urad Dal Powder

28 Jul

Minapappu Karam/ Minapa pappu Karam


Urad dal 1/2 cup
Whole dried red chillies 5
Oil 1 tsp

Method of preparation:

Heat oil in a skillet on medium low, add broken red chillies.
After few seconds add urad dal and mix well.
When dal turns light brown, cool down the mixture to room temperature.
Grind into somewhat fine powder and store tight for further use.

Notes: some recipes using this powder are Garlic balls, Sweet coconut chutney, Cauliflower pickle, Spinach pickle, Spicy plantain, Fenugreek leaves pickle.