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Kootu podi/Spice mix for kootu

Kootu podi, a spice mix for making southindian style dal/kootu
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: How to make kootu podi, Kootu podi, Spice blend, Spice mix
Prep Time: 10 minutes

Equipment

  • spice grinder

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup Corinader seeds Dhaniya
  • 1 cup Black peppercorns milagu
  • cup Jeeragam cumin seeds
  • 1 cup Tuvar dal thuvaram paruppu
  • 1 cup Chana dal kadalai parupu
  • ½ cup moong dal payatham paruppu

Instructions

  • Take all the given ingredients in a mixer/spice grinder and grind it to almost fine powder
  • Dont grind it too fine, a little coarse dal, adds a great texture and taste to the Kootu or Rasam
  • Once ground, transfer the spice blend to a flat plate and let it cool completely.
  • Store it in an air-tight container. This spice blend can be stored at room temperature.