Thenga Podi (Coconut Powder) | How to make Thenga Podi (Coconut Powder)

By Vijaya Iyer  |  24th Sep 2016  |  
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About Thenga Podi (Coconut Powder) Recipe

Thenga Podi / Coconut Powder is an all time favorite of my hubby. Learned this easy to make recipe from my Mother in Law.

Thenga Podi (Coconut Powder) is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Vijaya Iyer teaches how to make Thenga Podi (Coconut Powder) step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Thenga Podi (Coconut Powder) in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 2 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Thenga Podi (Coconut Powder) at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Thenga Podi (Coconut Powder) takes 10 minutes for the preparation and few minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Thenga Podi (Coconut Powder) is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Thenga Podi (Coconut Powder) is a good option for you. The flavour of Thenga Podi (Coconut Powder) is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Thenga Podi (Coconut Powder) and impress your family and friends.

Thenga Podi (Coconut Powder)

Ingredients to make Thenga Podi (Coconut Powder)

  • 1 cup fresh grated coconut
  • 1/4 cup white whole urad or white urad dal
  • 5-7 dry red chillies ( +/- as per spice requirement)
  • 1/4 teaspoon hing
  • 1 teaspoon white sesame seeds ( White Til) (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • salt as per taste

How to make Thenga Podi (Coconut Powder)

  1. Dry roast the coconut on a low flame in a pan till it becomes brown. Please take care not to burn the coconut. Remove and cool.
  2. In the same pan add 1 tablespoon of oil and roast the whole urad or urad dal on low flame, till it turns brown. Remove and cool.
  3. Add the chillies and Hing in the same pan and roast for 2 mintues.Remove and cool.
  4. Add all ingredients to the mixer, add salt and grind to a coarse powder.
  5. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Remove and use as needed.
  6. This Thenga podi is a great accompaniment with roti and sabzi/ Dal. Also, you can have it by mixing it with steam rice and ghee.

My Tip:

This henga Podi / coconut Powder stays good for 8-10 days in the refrigerator.

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