Garlic powder (Poondu Podi) | How to make Garlic powder (Poondu Podi)

By Lakshmi Vasanth  |  15th Mar 2016  |  
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About Garlic powder (Poondu Podi) Recipe

My daughter who used to love the Vada Pav powder....made me do this recipe

Garlic powder (Poondu Podi) is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Lakshmi Vasanth teaches how to make Garlic powder (Poondu Podi) step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Garlic powder (Poondu Podi) in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 4 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Garlic powder (Poondu Podi) at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Garlic powder (Poondu Podi) takes 15 minutes for the preparation and 10 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Garlic powder (Poondu Podi) is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Garlic powder (Poondu Podi) is a good option for you. The flavour of Garlic powder (Poondu Podi) is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Garlic powder (Poondu Podi) and impress your family and friends.

Garlic powder (Poondu Podi)

Ingredients to make Garlic powder (Poondu Podi)

  • garlic pods – 30 nos
  • Desiccated coconut powder - 1 cup or ( Dry coconut scraped )
  • sesame seeds – 2 tblsp
  • Dry Red chillies – 5 nos
  • chilli pd ½ tsp
  • salt to taste

How to make Garlic powder (Poondu Podi)

  1. Peel the garlic pods and roughly chop them and keep aside. Take a pan add 3 tsp oil and add the garlic in it, also roughly cut the red chillies into ¾ parts and sauté both till the garlic lightly changes colour.
  2. Remove and keep aside . Now in the same pan add the coconut powder and Sesame seeds and fry them till the colour of the coconut is light brown colour.
  3. Now in a blender first add the garlic and Red chillies mixture and give a blend. Blend it to a coarse paste only. Then to this add the coconut mixture , salt and just blend it with the whipper option .
  4. If you want it spicy at this stage you can add ½ tsp red chilli pd and mix well. Just whip it together in the blender. You will get a coarse powder. You can store in an airtight container for 1-2 weeks.

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