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Spicy Idli Powder

21 Jan

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Spicy Idli Powder.

Chana dal, urad dal and sesame seeds are roasted and ground into fine powder along with spices and salt. Serve spicy idly powder with steamed idli and dollop of ghee.
Makes: around 1 Cup of Spicy Idli Powder.

Ingredients:

Chana Dal 1/2 Cup
Urad Dal 1/4 Cup
White Sesame Seeds 1/8 Cup
Raw Rice 2 Tbsps
Dry Red Chili 2 – 3
Asafoetida 1/8 tsp
Salt to Taste

Method of preparation:

Dry roast chana dal, urad dal, sesame seeds separately on a heavy bottomed pan.
Add few drops of oil and roast the dried red chiles till aromatic or until they turn dark.
Cool all the roasted ingredients to room temperature.
Grind all the roasted ingredients along with asafoetida and salt into fine powder.
Serve spicy idly powder with steamed idli and dollop of ghee.
Notes: Make sure not to burn any of the ingredients.

Suggestions: Make sure to roast the ingredients in low flame on a heavy bottomed pan.
Variations: Adjust red chillies for spice. For another version of idli powder click here.
Other Names: Spicy Idli Powder.