Paruppu podi/kandi podi Recipe

Paruppu podi, also known as kandi podi, is a flavorful and aromatic spice powder made with lentils and spices. It is a popular South Indian condiment that is typically served with rice and ghee. The roasted lentils and spices are ground to a coarse powder, giving it a nutty and earthy flavor. Paruppu podi can be used as a seasoning for various dishes or as a dip with idli or dosa. It is easy to make and can be stored for a long time.

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25minstotal
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15minsCook
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Ingredients for Paruppu podi/kandi podi Recipe

  • 0.17 cup Toor Dal
  • 1/25 cup Chana Dal
  • 1/25 cup Urad Dal
  • 1.83 Red Chilies
  • 0.17 teaspoon Peppercorns
  • 0.17 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • pinch Pinch Of Asafoetida

Directions: Paruppu Podi/kandi Podi Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat a pan and dry roast 1 cup of toor dal, 1/4 cup of chana dal, and 1/4 cup of urad dal until they turn golden brown.
  • STEP 2.Add 10-12 dried red chilies, 1 teaspoon of peppercorns, 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds, and a pinch of asafoetida to the pan. Roast for a few more minutes.
  • STEP 3.Allow the roasted ingredients to cool and then grind them to a coarse powder in a blender or spice grinder.
  • STEP 4.Store the paruppu podi in an airtight container. It can be served with rice and ghee or used as a seasoning for various dishes.

Cooking Tips

  • Adjust the quantity of red chilies according to your spice preference.
  • You can add a few curry leaves while roasting for extra flavor.
  • Make sure to cool the roasted ingredients completely before grinding to avoid moisture.
  • To enhance the flavor, you can also add a small piece of dry coconut while grinding.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the paruppu podi in an airtight container in a cool and dry place.
  • Serve it with hot steamed rice and a dollop of ghee for a delicious and comforting meal.
  • You can also sprinkle it on dosa, idli, or upma for an added flavor.
  • Paruppu podi can be used as a seasoning for curries, stir-fries, or even as a topping for salads.
Nutrition
value
120
calories per serving
1 g Fat7 g Protein19 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    1g
  • Protein
    7g
  • Carbs
    19g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    19g
  • Protein
    7g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    29mg
  • Iron
    1mg
  • Vitamin A
    45mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    36mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    0mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    42mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    111mg
  • Selenium
    5mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp