Coriander seeds – 1cup
Dry red chillies pieces – 1 cup to 1 1/2 cup [ adjust according to your spice level ]
Garlic cloves – 10 mashed
Cumin seeds – 2 tbsp
Urad dal – 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
Tamarind – small lemon size
Curry leaves – 1/2 cup loosely packed
Oil – 1 tbsp
This podi mixed with hot rice with generous amount of ghee can be taken before starting your meals. Good for health.
- Heat oil in a wide pan , add broken red chilli pieces. Fry on low flame for one minute.
- Then add all the remaning ingredients. Stir continuously and fry on low flame till the coriander seeds release their flavour and turn golden.
- Remove and cool. Place the cooled spice mixture along with salt in a blender and grind to make a coarse powder.
- Store in air tight container and serve with hot rice or idly with generous amount of ghee.