Coriander seeds or Dhaiya or Dhaniyalu 1 cup
Chana dal or Bengal gram or Sengapapu ¾ cup
Urad dal or Menapapu ¾ cup
Cumin seeds or Jeera ¼ cup
Mustard seeds ¼ cup
Garlic pods 7 (optional)
Dried Curry leaves 1 cup
Red chillies 10 to 15
Dry tamarind Lemon sized
Oil 2 teaspoonsSalt as needed
1. Heat a deep pan or skillet after it is heated turn to medium low flame and add coriander seed, chana dal, urad dal, mustard seeds and red chillies.
2. Dry roast them for 2 to 3 minutes and add jeera, curry leaves and dry roast until the dals slightly change their color. Switch off the stove and add salt. After they cool transfer them to dry mixie or dry blender bowl.3. Blend them and add tamarind pieces and oil, grind again.
4. Add the peeled garlic pods and blend again make it into a coarse powder.
Eat with hot rice or idly or dosa. Add oil or ghee for kids.