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Ellu podi recipe

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Ellu podi recipe, a simple south Indian podi recipe, perfect accompaniment for rice. I wanted to try this ellu podi recipe for a long time, recently while talking to amma, asked her for the recipe. This ellu podi recipe is a perfect bachelor recipe. Even you can mix this with hot rice and temper with mustard seeds and pack for lunch box too. I have posted some interesting podi recipes in Jeyashri’s kitchen. Check out.

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I used white sesame seeds for making this ellu podi, you can use black sesame seeds also.

ELLU PODI RECIPE

Ellu podi recipe, a simple south Indian podi recipe, perfect accompaniment for rice. I wanted to try this ellu podi recipe for a long time, recently while talking to amma,… Podi Ellu podi recipe Indian Print This
Serves: 1 cup Prep: Cook: Cuisine: Indian
Category: Lunch | Dinner
Nutrition facts: Lunch | Dinner calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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Ingredients

  • Sesame seeds 3/4 cup
  • Red chili 5-6
  • Urad dal 1/4 cup
  • Salt as needed
  • Curry leaves few (optional)
  • Asafoetida 2 pinches

Description

Ellu podi recipe, a simple south Indian podi recipe, perfect accompaniment for rice

Method  :

  • Dry roast 3/4 cup of sesame seeds in a pan. 
  • Once it starts popping up and changes color, take it out from the pan. 
  • Keep it aside.
  • Add 1/4 cup of  urad dal in the same pan. 
  • Roast till the color changes to golden brown.
  • Keep it aside.
  • Add 5-6 red chilies, salt, few curry leaves and asafoetida to this.
  • Roast for few minutes.
  • Allow all the roasted things to get completely cool. 
  • This step is important.
  • Even it is slightly warm, the podi will become soggy.
  • Pulse this in the mixie.
  • Do not over grind as the sesame seeds will ooze out oil.
  • Once done, spread this in a plate for few minutes to get rid of the mixie heat. 
  • Store this in an air tight container.
  • Mix this with hot rice and smear a dollop of ghee and enjoy your meal.

Notes

1. You can sprinkle this ellu podi on dosai too and make ellu podi dosai.
2. Ellu podi stays good in room temperature for 2 weeks, but for longer shelf life store it in the refrigerator.

Method with step by step pictures :

  • Dry roast 3/4 cup of sesame seeds in a pan. 
  • Once it starts popping up and changes color, take it out from the pan. 
  • Keep it aside.
  • Add 1/4 cup of  urad dal in the same pan. 
  • Roast till the color changes to golden brown.
  • Keep it aside.
  • Add 5-6 red chilies, salt, few curry leaves and asafoetida to this.
  • Roast for few minutes.
  • Allow all the roasted things to get completely cool. 
  • This step is important.
  • Even it is slightly warm, the podi will become soggy.
  • Pulse this in the mixie.
  • Do not over grind as the sesame seeds will ooze out oil.
  • Once done, spread this in a plate for few minutes to get rid of the mixie heat. 
  • Store this in an air tight container.
  • Mix this with hot rice and smear a dollop of ghee and enjoy your meal.

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