Poondu (Garlic) Podi


  • Garlic flakes (small size) – 15 to 20 Nos
  • Pea Nuts – a handful
  • Pottukadalai (Chutney Dal) – a handful
  • Red Chilli Powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Salt – 3/4 teaspoon or as per taste


  1. Peel the garlic. In a mixie put the peanut, pottukadalai, red chilli powder and salt and grind it to a coarse powder. Before removing add the garlic flakes and grind it for 3 to 4 rounds and remove.
  2. Goes well with Idli/dosa. Can also be mixed with hot rice and have it as Garlic Rice.

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