Idly Powder

29 Sep

Idly Podem/ Idly Karam Podi/ Idli Powder


Chana Dal 1 cup
Urad Dal 1/2 cup
Fenugreek Seeds 1 tbsp
Cumin Seeds 2 tbsps
Dried Whole Red Chillies 5-8
Salt to taste

Method of preparation:

Dry roast all the ingredients one by one on medium hight heat until they turn golden brown and let them cool down.
Blend all the roasted ingredients together with sufficient salt into somewhat coarse powder.
Serve with idly and a dollop of ghee.

Notes: Store tight and this idly powder stays for months.

2 Responses to “Idly Powder”

  1. Linda September 30, 2007 at 2:44 am #

    The photo is lovely, and I really like the old-fashioned mason jar. You don’t see those for sale nowadays… it’s all metal rings šŸ˜¦

    One of these days I’m going to set aside a whole weekend for podis and pickles šŸ™‚


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