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Idli Podi - Gun Powder

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Idli Podi - Gun Powder Recipe, Idli podi recipe, How To Make Idli Podi - Gun Powder Recipe

Idli podi is a side dish which is served along with idli.

About Recipe

Koora podi dosa, Idly Milagai Podi, Chutney podi

How to make Idli Podi - Gun Powder

(49 ratings)
36 reviews so far
Prep time
20 mins
Cook time
25 mins
Total time
45 mins
Idli Podi - Gun Powder
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Daal
Servings : 2 persons
Published date : February 25, 2019

Ingredients used in Idli Podi - Gun Powder
• Tamarind (lemon size) - 1 tablespoon.
• Coriander seeds (optional) - 1 tablespoon.
• Urad dal - 1/2 cup.
• Pepper corns - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Hing - pinch.
• Methi seeds - pinch.
• Mustard seeds - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Red chilies (whole) - 10 number.
• Chana dal - 1/2 cup.
• Garic (optional) - 5 cloves.
• Oil - as required.
• Salt - to taste.
• Curry leaves - 3 spring.
  • In a pan put oil, red chilies, chana dal, mustard seeds, methi seeds.Mix well.
  • Add pepper corns when chana dal gets golden, add urad dal, coriander seeds. Cook slowly well to ensure every ingredient is cooked well.
  • Now, add tamarind, garlic pieces,hing powder,salt, curry leaves to the mixture. Mix well and cook it on a low flame.
  • As the entire mixture becomes golden in color, switch off the flame. Keep mixing till it has cooled down.
  • Blend the mixture in a blender,add salt if required.

Idli powder is ready to be smeared on idlis.

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aarushireddy Posted on Mon Mar 31 2008

thanks for the recipe chef..yipppe am the first to comment

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Veena KG Posted on Tue Apr 01 2008

Great idea to post this recipe. I am sure so many people asked you about it and its great that you showed powdering it in the blender. Because whenever I tell most of my friends they always feel that it can't be done in the blender. I have to

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HEXtaC Posted on Mon Apr 07 2008

What is hing(sp?) powder?

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VahChef Posted on Mon Apr 07 2008

asafoetida ,do google search for indetail explanation

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HEXtaC Posted on Mon Apr 07 2008

Thanks Chef - that was very lazy of me! I have been watching many Indian recipe videos and I had just never heard that name before.

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manju12123 Posted on Sun May 04 2008

sanjay i dont know much about this powder as i am not south indian.but u plz tell how to use this powdern also show the perfect recipe of idli n dhokla.i always make them but both of them never comes out right

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Anand2006 Posted on Tue Sep 02 2008

You mix the powder with any cooking oil (occasionally some use ghee, but sesame oil is the best) and consume it with idli or dosa. I think he showed it towards the end of the video.

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Mahitha Posted on Fri Feb 20 2009

Thanks for the recipe..can u tell me how much ratio of urad dal..?

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Sriram Murali Posted on Sat Apr 11 2009

I always wanted to know how to buy asafoetida in Canada, from hindi stores.. Later, I figured out by tasting the hing powder which my north-indian friend used while cooking. What is interesting is that, the hing which they use has different texture

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Sriram Murali Posted on Sat Apr 11 2009

BTW, can hing and onions go together??? My mom always asked me to use either hing, or onions

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dazigg Posted on Thu Jul 09 2009

Oh Sesame oil is soooo good!!!

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RAINDROP2427 Posted on Wed Jul 22 2009

you r grt..i was looking for this thing at many sites.. but its you.. grt thanx a lot

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