Spicy Tri Dal Powder/annappodi


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This powder is mixed with ghee or oil goes nicely not only with rice and good with idli,dosa,upma too.

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Spicy Tri Dal Powder/annappodi recipe - How to make Spicy Tri Dal Powder/annappodi

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1 cup toovar (arhar) dal
1 cup urad dal (split black lentils)
3/4 cup chana dal (split Bengal gram)
20 red chillies (thin in size)
5 tbsp dry coconut (kopra)
2 tsp roasted cumin seeds (jeera)
tamarind (imli) (small gooseberry size)
2 tsp asafoetida (hing)
salt to taste

  1. Heat kadai and roast the toordal in medium flame until it changes to light golden brown color and keep it aside.
  2. Fry urad dal for light pink color and chana dal for light brown color but be careful chana dal tending to become black fast.
  3. Fry redchillies for light brown color ,keep it aside.
  4. Fry dry coconut scrapes for 2min to change light golden color and add asafoetida and mix well(by this time kitchen will be filled with aroma) and remove from fire and leave it to completely cool.
  5. Fry tamarind also in the same way.if the ingredients are cooling enough transfers to a blender and grind coarsely in batches.make sure it should be middle of grain texture and fine powder."annam" is called "rice" in "telugu" and this podi will be mixed with hot rice so it is named as "annappodi".

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This recipe was contributed by vineelagopi on 20 Jul 2005

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