Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Walnut Paruppu Podi

My kitchen pantry will always have atleast 2 rice-mix podi varieties. Without which i lack the zing in my lunch. I keep mixing and matching the ingredients to get my own podi, some i have blogged here in my kitchen, for some, i should try noting down the correct measurements, so i can blog.  Coming to today's recipe, I was planning watercress chutney, yeah, but then couldn't find the greens in the nearby grocery. So, i settled with this Walnut paruppu podi. The normal paruppu podi recipe and horsegram & walnut rice-mix podi, both are regular at home, now this walnut paruppu podi too joins that wagon. 
Ingredients
1/2 cup tuvar dal
1/4 cup chana dal
1/2 cup walnuts
10 nos red chilies
2 tsp black peppercorns
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp hing
2 sprigs of curry leaves
Method
  • Dry roast each ingredient, except hing and salt separately until golden brown. Let the ingredients cool completely. Take the roasted ingredients into a mixie along with salt and hing.
  • Pulse and grind it to a little coarse powder.  I prefer mine little coarse. Take care not to grind it continuously since the walnuts might release butter and it will become a paste.  So pulse and grind.
  • Remove the powder to clean, air tight container, it will stay fresh for 10 days on the counter. If storing for more days,  I usually refrigerate it.
  • Mix it with hot steaming rice and a dollop of ghee for a yummilicious experience. 


13 comments:

  1. These nuts are always in stock in my kitchen and love the idea of these healthy nuts to the podi. Will try this version soon.

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  2. Bookmarking the recipe. A healthy, spicy and flavorful podi!!

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  3. two walnut recipes.. very nice. Loved veenas milagai podi and yours too. Bookmarking these.. These twists to the traditional dishes are always great naa.

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  4. Love the zing added by the walnuts... lovely twist...

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  5. Lovely pictures Priya..and the podi sounds even more delicious..

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  6. Omg, have already bookmarked Veena's walnut milagai podi and now you are with paruppu podi, bookmarking this also, beautiful clicks.

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  7. Walnut is a nice addition to the normal paruppu podi. Very beautifully captured..

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  8. Love this version of podi with walnuts.

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  9. Walnut podi looks flavorful .Love your clicks Priya.

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  10. Two recipes using walnuts on a day. Looks like I am getting wonderful ideas to use them in daily cooking!

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