Recipe: Molagai Podi

Updated: Nov 05, 2013, 10:14 AM IST

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Prepare Molagai Podi to make idlis and dosas tastier.


Urad dal- 1 cup
Channa dal- 1/2 cup
Dry Red chilli- 10
Hing/Asafoetida- 1/4 tsp
Salt- to taste
Oil- 1/2 tsp


Heat some oil in a pan and roast urad and chana dal in medium heat until golden brown. Transfer the dal to a plate and use the same kadhai to roast the red chillies.

Now use a dry mixer jar and add the roasted dal and chillies. Then add salt, asafoetida and grind it to a coarse powder.
Molagai Podi is ready to serve.

You can add oil to this dry chutney and team it up with idlis or dosas.