Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Pottukadalai Podi/Split Roasted Gram/Chana Dalia Powder

Split Roasted Gram/Pottukadalai - 1 cup
Dry Red Chili* - 3, medium size
Garlic - 3 cloves 
Grated Dry Coconut/Frozen Shredded Coconut/Coconut - 3 tsps
Curry Leaves - 5 
Ghee - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste

*Adjust according to taste

In a pan add ghee and roast dry red chili until golden brown, remove from pan and allow to cool. In the same pan roast the pottukadalai for a minute. Keep it separate. Now add garlic and roast it for 2 minutes. Now add curry leaves and coconut and roast it for a minute. Switch it off. Let it cool.

First grind the  pottukadalai and red chili. Grind coarselt. Then add garlic, curry leaves and coconut and salt.
Pottukadalai Podi is ready to serve with steamed rice and ghee or with Idli Dosa!

1 comment:

  1. Looks mouth watering with hot rice and ghee...hi, stopping for the first time. happy to follow u and will be happy if the same. Thanks.