Thursday, November 6, 2008

Lunch Podi(powder)


Coriander seeds - 2 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Urad dal - 1 tsp
Red chilli - 5 nos
Graram masala - 1 tsp or add 2 cloves and 2" cinnamon
Roasted peanuts - 2 tsp
Curry leaves - A handful


1. Heat a pan, add coriander seeds, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, urad dal and red chilli
2. Fry until mustard seeds splutters. Turn off gas and add peanuts and curry leaves.
3. Let it cool and grind in a blender/mixi.
4. Add garam masala powder now and mix well. Let it cool for some time and store it in air tight container.


This is not exactly called as lunch podi, i named it. If you know a better name for this podi, post it to me. We can use this podi for capsicum rice, carrot rice, or simply add this podi with rice and add salt and sesame oil, it'll be very tasty. Try this and post your comment.



instant flavored variety rice Podi