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idli milagai podi
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idli podi recipe | milagai podi recipe | idli milagai podi | gunpowder recipe

easy idli podi recipe | milagai podi recipe | idli milagai podi | gunpowder recipe
Course Breakfast, masala
Cuisine south indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 1 jar
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for podi / gunpowder / milagai powder:

  • ¼ cup sesame seeds / til
  • 3 tsp oil sesame oil / coconut oil / vegetable oil
  • 15-20 kashmiri red chilli / lal mirch
  • handful curry leaves / kadi patta
  • ¼ cup chana dal
  • ½ cup urad dal
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder / haldi
  • ½ tsp asafoetida / hing
  • salt to taste

other ingredients:

  • 1 tsp ghee / clarified butter or sesame oil or gingerly oil or coconut oil
  • leftover idlis

Instructions

podi recipe:

  • firstly, in a heavy bottomed pan add sesame seeds and dry roast till they turn golden brown.
  • keep aside.
  • further, add 2 tsp oil and fry dried red chilli till they puff up.
  • also add few curry leaves and continue to sauté till they turn crisp.
  • keep aside and allow to cool.
  • furthermore, add a tsp more oil and saute chana dal and urad dal till they turn golden brown.
  • transfer to a blender and blend to coarse powder.

idli podi recipe:

  • firstly, in a tawa or pan take a tsp of ghee or sesame oil.
  • once the ghee melts, coat leftover idli.
  • warm the idlis both the side by flipping occasionally.
  • further add prepared podi / gun powder.
  • toss and coat the idlis with podi both sides.
  • fry the idli for a minute, making sure the idli get warm up inside as well.
  • finally, serve idli podi recipe / milagai podi recipe immediately or to kids lunch box.