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Black sesame seeds idly podi

Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan
5 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Black sesame seeds idly podi RECIPE

A best accompaniment for idly and dosa is black sesame idly podi. You will eat more dosa after preparing this. Definitely it will be your family favourite side dish for idly and dosa.

Recipe Tags

  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Accompaniment

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1/2 cup black sesame seeds
  2. 1/4 cup black urid dal
  3. 1 tsp asafoetida powder
  4. 8 dry red chilly
  5. 10 curry leaves
  6. 4 garlic cloves
  7. salt


  1. Measure and keep all the ingredients ready for roasting.
  2. Heat a pan or kadai over low to medium flame, without any oil. Add in the black sesame seeds, stirring constantly. As it starts popping or when you hear some crackling sound remove from flame and transfer it to a plate and cool.
  3. Heat a drop of oil in the same pan and add the black urid dal. Roast it well until the dal turns golden brown. Then transfer it to the plate.
  4. Again add a drop of oil and roast the red chillies and curry leaves until crisp. Then switch off the flame. Allow all the ingredients to cool down.
  5. Take the chutney jar and add the salt, roasted red chillies and curry leaves. Grind it on medium speed. Next, add the roasted black urid dal. Grind it on medium speed until the dal's are broken well.
  6. Now add the roasted sesame seeds and asafoetida powder. Grind it with intervals and scrape down the sides of the jar.
  7. Then add the garlic cloves and grind it until it reaches your desired consistency. You may need to stop the mixer for every 5 seconds to check the consistency.
  8. Remove from the jar and store it in an airtight container. Mix 2 tbsp of gingely oil for 1 tbsp podi for serving with dosa or idly.

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Shanmuga Priya
Shanmuga Priya   Feb-20-2017


Ashima Singh
Ashima Singh   Feb-20-2017

very interesting..i will surely try

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