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Peanut garlic podi recipe

Peanut garlic podi recipe, side dish for idli, dosa. Quick, easy and flavourful peanut garlic podi with just few simple ingredients.
Prep Time12 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian


  • Peanut - 3 tbsp roasted
  • Garlic - 15 cloves
  • Red chilli - 8
  • Coconut - 2 tbsp grated
  • Asafoetida - 1/8 tsp
  • Oil - 2 tsp
  • Salt - as needed


  • Heat a kadai with oil, roast red chilli, peanuts in medium flame until chillies turn crisp.
  • Add asafoetida, grated coconut and roast until golden in colour.
  • Cool down and grind the roasted ingredients with salt coarsely.
  • Add garlic flakes (with skin) and just give one or two seconds of runs. (Use pulse option)


  • According to the spice of your chilli, add more as needed. Mine is medium spicy. So can add 10 -12 chillies.
  • Can skip coconut.
  • Make sure not to grind smooth.