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IDLI PODI /MOLAGAPODI (GUN POWDER)

Aug-05-2018
Saranya Senthil
10 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
10 People
Serves
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ABOUT IDLI PODI /MOLAGAPODI (GUN POWDER) RECIPE

The Gunpowder for Idli is one of the most famous items/condiments in India, especially down south in Tamil Nadu. The gunpowder is a versatile food item, which can be used both as a seasoning, or as a side dish or even as a powder for any of your choice of potato or vegetable fries. Gun powder or Molaga podi is made with a perfect blend of spices using the red chilies, urad dal, Toor dhal, hing or asafoetida, black pepper

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Tiffin Recipes
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Roasting
  • Breakfast and Brunch
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 10

  1. 1 1/2 cup of Urad dhal
  2. 1 cup of Toor dhal
  3. 1/2 cup of Peppercorns
  4. 1/2 cup of Cumin seeds
  5. Garlic cloves-15
  6. Cooking Oil
  7. 1 cup of Curry leaves
  8. 2 tbsp of Chilly Powder
  9. 2 tbsp of Coriander Powder
  10. Hing 1tsp

Instructions

  1. Roast the ingredients(except powders & Curry leaves) in a pan one by one without oil.
  2. Once all the above are roasted separately, keep them aside and let them cool for a couple of minutes.
  3. Roast Curry leaves and powders with little oil. dont roast more than 2 minutes.
  4. In a mixer grinder, put all the roasted ingredients and add about a teaspoon of Hing and salt to taste and grind it all together.
  5. Don't grind it too powdery, let the texture of the mixture be a little coarse.
  6. Enjoy steamed idli with Gun powder mixed with Coconut oil or Ghee or Gingelly oil.

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Maithili Iyer
Aug-06-2018
Maithili Iyer   Aug-06-2018

Nice one.

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