Garlic Curry leaves Podi


  • Garlic flakes – 25 to 30 (small size)
  • Red Chillies – 6 to 8
  • Coriander seeds (Dhaniya) – 2 tablespoons
  • Curry leaves – a handful
  • Coconut gratings – 1/2 cup
  • Oil – 1 to 2 teaspoons
  • Salt – 1 teaspoon or as per taste


  1. Put a teaspoon of oil in a kadai and fry coriander seeds (daniya), red chillies, curry leaves, garlic and coconut separately till you get nice aroma. Cool it. Add salt and grind it to a coarse powder.
  2. Goes well with Idli and Dosa. Can also mix it with hot rice and eat.
  3. Try these masala powders also:


  1. Should we mix it with oil like idli milagai podi or should we take it dry which is better

  2. My sister who is recovering from her cancer treatment is not relishing any food. Just now, I made this recipe and after eating the hot rice, Garlic Curry leaves Podi along with little ghee, she said that she regained her taste for food.

    Thank you very much for this healthy recipe.


    • Thank you for your feed back. We also have other recipes like Coriander Leaves Rice, Coriander Leaves Thokku, Ginger Thokku etc., for improving taste buds. Please try that too.

  3. dear man
    should we use dry coconut or fresh ones please tell me

  4. Hello mam, how long can we store this podi in refrigerator?

  5. Hi

    Can we use peeled garlic pods soaked in vinegar for this recipe? will it change the taste too much?

  6. Within how many days should we consume this podi

  7. I like to know how to make Weat iddli?

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