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Sundal Podi

This Podi (powder) can be used in Sundal. When you make sundal, at the end add one or two teaspoons of this powder and mix it well and add fresh coconut gratings.

Or you can add coconut gratings (dry fry or use copra) and grind along with other ingredients. If coconut is not added, this powder can be stored for long period. Also try this kootu podi.

Sundal Podi

Recipe by S Kamala
Recipe rating: N/A
Course: Masala PowdersCuisine: Indian, TamilDifficulty: Easy


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This mix is made with red chilies, coriander seeds, bengal gram dhal and urad dhal.


  • Red Chilies – 5 to 6

  • Coriander Seeds – 2 teaspoons

  • Bengal Gram Dhal – 1 tablespoon

  • Urad Dhal – 1 tablespoon

  • Salt – 1/2 teaspoon or as per taste


  • In a kadai put the bengal gram dhal and urad dhal and dry fry till it become light brown.
  • Remove and then add coriander seeds and dry fry till it starts crackling.
  • Remove it from the kadai.
  • Finally add the red chillies and salt and again dry fry for few seconds and remove from kadai.
  • Cool it and grind all the fried ingredients to a powder.
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