Coconut podi

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

This is very popular podi in Tamilnadu. It can be taken with rice and dosas. It is also used as curry powder.

Coconut 1
Urad dal or menapa pappu 3 tablespoons
Chana dal or senga pappu 3 tablespoons
Hing or Inguava 3 pinches
Red Chillies 6 (adjust accordingly)
Ghee 1/2 teaspoon
Salt as needed

1. Scrape the coconut finely.
2. Heat a pan and add chana dal ,after 2 minutes add urad dal and add the red chillies. (No oil is required just dry roast) When the dals change color switch off the stove.
3. In the same pan add the ghee and fry the scraped coconut in medium low flame.
4. In a blender or mixie add all the ingredients and make it into a coasre powder.
Refrigirate and it can be stored for a week.

NOTE:  Dont add salt if you want to use as curry powder.


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