Chutney Podi ( Thengai)


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Mixed with til oil, this Chutney Podi makes an exciting accompaniment to hot idlis and dosas.You can even use this aromatic powder to season upmas and dry subzis to make them more appealing.

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चटनी पोड़ी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें 

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This flavourful Chutney Podi is sure to make you gobble up an extra idli or two! Mixed with til oil, this Chutney Podi makes an exciting accompaniment to hot idlis and dosas. When packing idlis in the lunch box or for a journey, you can coat them with a mixture of Chutney Podi and til oil to make sure they remain moist and soft. Having absorbed all the flavours of the powder, the idlis will taste even better than fresh, hot ones! You can even use this aromatic powder to season upmas and dry subzis to make them more appealing.

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Chutney Podi ( Thengai) recipe - How to make Chutney Podi ( Thengai)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 1 cup (14 tbsp )
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Method
  1. Combine the chana dal, urad dal and coconut in a pan and dry roast on a slow flame till they release a pleasant aroma, while stirring continuously (approx. 10 to 12 minutes). Remove and keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in the same pan, add the red chillies and asafoetida and sauté for few seconds. Remove and keep aside.
  3. Combine all the ingredients together except the salt and blend in a mixer to a fine powder.
  4. Add the salt and mix well.
  5. Store in an air-tight container and use as required.
Accompaniments

Dahi Idli 
Idli 
Poha Idli 
Sada Dosa 

Nutrient values per tbsp
Energy34 cal
Protein1.3 g
Carbohydrates4.6 g
Fiber0.8 g
Fat1.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A8.1 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.2 mg
Vitamin C0.1 mg
Folic Acid8 mcg
Calcium10.3 mg
Iron0.4 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium3.4 mg
Potassium47.8 mg
Zinc0.1 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : South Indian RecipesBuy this cookbook

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Chutney Podi ( Thengai)
5
 on 17 Dec 14 05:57 PM


I added a little less chillies in this as I do not eat much spicy..I also added a little oil to it and spread it on the dosa and just loved it !!!