Kandi Podi (Toor and spice powder)

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Toor dal (or) Kandi pappu 1 Cup
Chana dal (or) Senaga pappu 1/2 cup
Moong dal or Pesara pappu 1/4 cup
Urad dal or Menapa papu 1/8 cup
Red chillis 5-6

1. Heat a pan and roast the toor dal in a low flame for about 10 min.
2. Remove the toor dal and put in a bowl and now roast chana dal in low flame till the raw smell goes out.
3. Put the chana dal in the toor dal's bowl and roast moong dal in low flame for 3 minutes.
Put the moong dal in the chana and toor dals bowl and roast the udad dal till turns into golden color.Put this into the dals bowl.
4. Now roast red chillis and put them in the dals bowl.
5. Now make this dals and chillis mixture into a fine powder.
6. Add salt and store in air tight container. Very yummy when mixed with white rice and ghee.
Also served with dosas ,put oil in the powder and eat with dosas. This is Kandi Podi Andhra people fav. spice powder.


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