- Thuvar Dhal – 1 cup
- Red Chillies – 4
- Jeera – 1 teaspoon
- Black pepper – 1 teaspoon
- Salt – 1 teaspoon
- Fry the above ingredients separately in a dry kadai without any oil and let it cool.
- Add salt and grind to a fine powder. Store it in an airtight container.
Mix one or two teaspoons of this powder with a teaspoon of ghee to hot rice and eat with fried appalam.