The Paruppu Podi Recipe is a blend of roasted spices and lentils that is full of fresh flavors and aroma. Podis are very traditional to the south Indian cuisine and a homemade podi is always more delicious than store bought podi, as they are preservative free, less spicy with no adulterants added.
Serve the Paruppu Podi along with hot steamed rice and ghee or sesame oil, or add it to any vegetable curry.
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Cuisine: South Indian Recipes
Course: Side Dish
Cooks in 15 M
Total in 30 M
To begin making the Paruppu Podi recipe, heat a heavy bottomed pan on medium heat and roast all the ingredients except roasted bengal gram dal and salt, till they turn golden brown color and aroma arises. Once it is done, turn off the heat and transfer to a paper towel to cool completely.
Next blend all the ingredients for the Paruppu Podi including the roasted Bengal gram to a fine powder. The Paruppu Podi is now ready to use.
Store it in an airtight container.
Serve this Paruppu Podi | Lentil Powder with hot white rice and ghee or gingelly oil and sutta appalam (roasted papad) on side.