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.