Flax seed podi / Alsi Powder | How to make Flax seed podi / Alsi Powder

By Sathya Priya Karthik  |  27th Jan 2016  |  
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About Flax seed podi / Alsi Powder Recipe

A spicy south Indian style powder made with nutritious flax seed and spices.Very easy recipe

Flax seed podi / Alsi Powder

Ingredients to make Flax seed podi / Alsi Powder

  • 1/4 cup flax seed/alsi/alli virai.
  • 1 clove garlic/poondu.
  • 1 little piece of tamarind/puli.
  • 2 red chili/kancha milagai.
  • 1 tbsp dry coconut/koparai.
  • 5-10 curry leaves/kariveppilai.
  • 1/4 tsp jeera/jeeragam.
  • salt as required

How to make Flax seed podi / Alsi Powder

  1. Dry roast flax seed until it pops.Transfer it to another container to cool.
  2. Dry roast curry leaves and then add red chili while curry leaves is in half way roasting.Fry both until crispy.
  3. Roast dry coconut and cool it.
  4. Roast cumin seeds and add to the already roasted mix. If adding garlic dry roast for sometime.
  5. Cool and grind all of them along with tamarind and salt to coarse powder.
  6. Your delicious Flax seed podi is ready. Store in refrigerator and add it to everything like stuffing, Have it with idli,dosa or add little podi with yogurt then have with chapathi .

My Tip:

Fresh flax seed can be used long where as the ground ones can go rancid(loose nutritional value) after few days at room temperature.

Reviews for Flax seed podi / Alsi Powder (3)

Nandhu Krishnan3 years ago

sathya priya....flax seed na enna nu konjam solringala....?
Thiyonila Xavier
2 years ago
migavum sathana aali vithai.. palavitha uttachathukkal nirainthathu
mithra g
2 years ago
ippo ella department storelayum kidaikuthu. kollu mathiri irukum

Geetha Raghu3 years ago


Komalasuri Komalasuri4 years ago