KOOTU PODI / POWDER

This kootu podi is a saver during weekdays. Pressure cook veggies with dhal and add this spice powder and tadka .. kootu is done. Came across this recipe Few minute wonders and gave a try. This really gave nice flavour and thickness to the kootu.
What you need:
Uradh Dhal - 1 cup
Channa Dhal - 3/4 cup
Black Pepper - 2 tbsp 
Red Dry Chillies - 6 - 8 nos
Cumin Seeds - 2 tbsp
Asafoetida-a large pinch
Oil - 1 tsp

How to make:
Heat a pan add oil roast all the ingredients, allow to cool and powder coarsely then store in a bottle and use as per need.

Add 2 tsp of this spice powder to your kootu or more if needed.


Comments

KParthasarathi said…
There is another simpler way that my daughter frequently resorts to.Just add idly or dosai molagapodi and you cannot tell the difference.
A very handy podi..perfect for busy weekday rush
very useful podi
Very useful podi.
Manjula Bharath said…
kootu looks simply yummy dear :) very very flavorful podi :) loving it ..
Wow super useful podi... i have bookmarked it... love it...
CHITRA said…
Never heard abt kootu podi.. will try soon..
This is something new to me because never knew about using special powder for kootu
Sangeetha Priya said…
my kind of podi but adding it in kootu is new for me, will try soon...
Sona S said…
Very handy and flavorful powder.
Maha Gadde said…
useful recipe n flavourful powder really
srikars kitchen said…
wow.. nice powder.. thxs for sharing...
Chitz said…
A useful podi.. I just love making stir frys with them :)
Savitha Ganesan said…
Very usefull podi.Happy to follow u.
Priya Suresh said…
Very handy spice powder..