Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Mixed Dal Spice Powder

A spicy mixture of dals, which can be had as a condiment for idly/dosa's and also with Steaming Hot Rice for a spicy treat.
2 tbsp tuvar dal/toor dal/pigeon pea
2 tbsp chana dal/gram dal
1 tbsp moong dal
1 tbsp Peanuts
1/2 tsp Coriander seeds
1/2 tsp Black Pepper
1/4 tsp White sesame seeds
2-3 cloves of Garlic with the peel(optional)
5-6 Dried Red Chillies (i used long ones)
A small marble-sized tamarind
Salt to taste

Dry roast the ingredients, except tamarind and salt. Pound them all together in a Mixer. Store in an air-tight container. 
You can have it with your idly/dosa mixed with Gingely Oil/Ghee. 
Add some Tadka of Gingely Oil/ghee, with mustard seeds and some almonds to Steaming Hot Rice and Mix this Powder for a aromatic, spicy treat!!!!

Sending this Dal treat to MLLA-34, happening @ Desi Soccer Mom, Event by Susan. And also to CWS-Coriander Seeds, happening @ Veggie Paradise, Event by Priya Suresh


  1. Yummy and spicy podi,thanks for sharing.

  2. sounds awesome!! Can have it with Dal/Rasam any day!!

  3. Yum ..I love podi ...this is very gud

  4. Wow! It's aromatic and yummy!

  5. Yumm, wat a flavourful podi,love it..

  6. Very yummy and flavourful the addition of peanuts

  7. My favorite podi. Would love it with steaming rice and lil ghee !!


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