Jan 20, 2015

Gun Powder| Molaha Podi - Homemade

The Gunpowder for Idli is one of the most famous items/condiments in India, especially down south in Tamil Nadu. The gunpowder is a versatile food item, which can be used both as a seasoning, or as a side dish or even as a powder for any of your choice of potato or vegetable fries. It’s known as molaha podi for this recipe we needs urad dal, chana dal, peanuts, sesame and dried red chilies.

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes
Cooking Time: 20 Minutes
Servings: 2 Cup
Category: Homemade Condiments
Cuisine: Andhra Cuisine

1/2 Cup Urad Dal/ 
1/2 Cup Chana Dal/ Bengal Gram
1/2 Cup Peanuts
1/2 Cup Sesame Seeds- white
3-5 Dried Red Chilies, whole
6-8 Curry Leaves
1 Tbsp. Coconut Powder (Dried)
1/2 Tsp. Asafoetida
Salt to Taste


Dry roast the ingredients both dal, red chilies, sesame seeds and peanuts, coconut powder, curry leaves one by one in pan without using oil. Keep aside to cool at room temperature.
In a mixer grinder, Add salt and asafoetida with roasted ingredients in jar and grind them coarsely.

Notes: Adjust the salt as per your taste. Don't grind it too powdery; let the texture of the mixture be a little coarse.

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