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pottukadalai podi
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Paruppu podi with pottu kadalai

Paruppu podi with pottu kadalai and poondu (garlic). Easy way to make paruppu podi, full video, step by step pictures.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Condiments
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 1 cups


  • 1 cup Fried gram dal pottukadalai
  • 8 Red chilli
  • 8 flakes Garlic
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • ½ tsp Cumin seeds
  • Salt - As needed
  • 2 tsp Oil


  • First dry roast fried gram dal just for a minute in a pan. Keep aside
  • Add oil, roast pepper and red chillies.
  • Add garlic and roast until golden here and there.
  • Lastly add cumin seeds and roast until it pops a little.
  • Cool down all and grind together in a mixer to a fine powder.



  • You can skip pepper and cumin. Do not add more cumin as it might over power.