Urad Dal Powder

28 Jul

minapappu_karam
Minapappu Karam/ Minapa pappu Karam

Ingredients:

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.

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11 Responses to “Urad Dal Powder”

  1. Suganya July 28, 2007 at 10:05 am #

    I would even add a smashed clove of garlic. Great even on a sandwich.

  2. anusharaji July 28, 2007 at 10:18 am #

    it doesnt stay for long if u add garlic.
    grandma usually makes this in bulk

  3. viiji July 29, 2007 at 5:53 am #

    A simple and handy powder. You have presented it well as usual. Viji

  4. kalpana September 11, 2009 at 7:59 pm #

    great on steamed rice with lot of ghee.

    • Raji September 12, 2009 at 10:36 am #

      @kalpana This is generally used to make pickles and chutneys rather than mixing with plain rice and ghee.

  5. MVKM LAKSHMI March 18, 2010 at 10:04 am #

    thanx iam using this to give mor taste on some fry items Its really good

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