Poondu Podi is my absolute favorite easy to do recipe. It would be a perfect side dish for idly or dosa. It is super duper easy which requires very less ingredients which are always present at every home. And yeah, it is extremely addictive. Just relax and enjoy this simple yet delicious dish with dosa.
Coconut - 1/2 cup
Red Chilli - 10
Garlic - 1, whole
Salt - as required
Oil - 1 tsp
Heat oil in a pan, fry red chilli, garlic and coconut separately.
Grind chilli and salt first. Then add coconut and grind to get a coarse powder. Finally add garlic and give a pulse.
Serve with idly, dosa or rice.
- You can also add tamarind in addition to this.
- Adjust red chilli to spiciness level required.
|Keep all your ingredients ready|
|In a pan, add little oil and roast dry red chilli and transfer it to a plate|
|Add garlic and roast it seperately|
|And then add coconut and roast it. As we are going to grind it anyway, you can also add coconut pieces|
|Cool down a bit|
|First, grind red chilli and salt|
|Add in roasted coconut and grind into a coarse powder|
|Now add in garlic and give one or two pulses|
|Serve with idly or dosa|