Idli Podi Recipe - Milagai podi /Molaga podi | Edible Gun Powder
Idli Podi is a dry spice powder made with lentils & red chilies. It is often known as Idli Podi or Dosa Podi. To serve, make a puddle in the podi and add a tsp of sesame oil - mix and enjoy.
Indian, South Indian
dosa, idli, milagai podi, podi
dried red chillies
½ - ¾
Split Bengal Gram
Sesame Seeds ( White or Black )
Heat a frying pan or cast iron pan. Dry Roast the lentils one by one and transfer it to a plate to cool down.
Now add Sesame seeds to the same pan and saute until they just change color. Transfer to the same plate.
Add 1/2 Tsp Oil and roast the red chillies for briefly 3-4 minutes in low flame.Remember to keep stirring to ensure ,they don't get burnt.
Once the mixture cools down, add the required amount of salt & hing and mix them well.
Transfer them to a blender jar/ mixi jar and grind them to a coarse powder. If you like smooth, grind it a little longer to achieve the texture you like.
Store in air tight jar for up to 3 months.
How to serve the Dosa Idli Podi ?
Place a tablespoon of the podi on the plate. Make a dent in the middle and mix it with a tablespoon of Sesame Oil. Mix and enjoy this along with the most relished Idly and Dosa.
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