Saturday, 10 September 2011

Pappula Podi / Roasted Chickpea Powder

An easy peasy spicy powder that can be prepared with out any cooking. Pappula podi is a versatile spiced powder that can be eaten with tiffin varieties like upma, dosa or idly. Any vegetable stir fry that is seasoned with this spicy powder will get enhanced flavor and brings an unique taste.
Roasted chickpea powder / Pappula podi, Spicy Coconut powder / Kobbari podi, Verusenagala podi / Peanut powder
Roasted Chickpea - ½ cup
Garlic pods – 2-3
Red Chili  - 3 to 4 or Chili powder – 3/4th tsp
Desiccated Coconut - 1 – 2 tsp (optional)
Roasted chickpea / Putnalu, Garlic pods and red chili
Grind all the ingredients into fine powder.

Note: For making any spicy powders, do not remove the skin for the garlic pods. The garlic skin will enhance the flavour.

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