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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Kandi Podi - Andhra Gun Powder - Andhra paruppu podi

Kandi Podi is an Authentic Andhra Recipe, Packed with full of Proteins and fiber.Kandi Podi is a staple food in Andhra homes.Kandi Podi mixed in hot rice, with a dollop of Ghee, tastes awesome. Whenever, we go for Andhra Restaurants, me and my husband search for this Gun Powder.Now we learn the recipe.

                                  Kandi Podi- Andhra Gun Powder

Prep Time : 5 minutes. 
Cook Time : 15 minutes .                  
Recipe Category:Andhra  Recipes
Recipe Cuisine:Indian


Toor dal(kandi Pappu) - 1/2 cup.
Chanadal(Senaga pappu) - 1/2 cup.
Moongdal(Pesara pappu) - 1/2 cup.
Red chillies(Endu Mirapakaya) - 12.
curry leaves(karivepaku) - 3 sprig.
Cumin seeds(jilakara) - 1/4 tsp.
hing(Inguva) - 1/4 tsp.
salt - as needed.

  • Dry Roast Toor dal,chana dal and Moong dal separately in a kadai, till it turns golden brown colour and also you get nice smell of dal's.Then keep the dal's aside.

  • Dry Roast Red chillies and curry leaves, till red chillies turns light brown colour and keep it aside.

  • dry roast cumin, till it pops, then add hing and switch off the flame.hing gets roasted in a heat of kadai.

  • Grind everything into a little course powder with salt.Store it in a airtight Container.
  • Serve with hot rice and dollop of Ghee.

  • Dry roast the lentils seperately, so that lentils gets roasted uniformly.
  •  Adding curry leaves is optional.
  • you could add this podi to stir fry for spiciness.


Nalini Somayaji said...

I love this Kandi Podi....It is healthy and Yummy too It is taste fantastic with hot rice and a spoon of fresh home made ghee.

Nava K said...

I like the podi and I like the name - Gun powder. Splendid to be eaten with rice or anything to dip dip.

puneetjabbal said...

Looking at the recipe, I'm sure it's very tasty.....gatta try this!!!.....Thanx for the recipe!

tastentips said...

Useful & interesting podi recipe........bookmark this.

சாரதா சமையல் said...

Very useful post.