Andhra Paruppu Podi

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This traditional Andhra Paruppu Podi is best served with cooked rice and ghee.
paruppu podi rice ghee - Andhra Paruppu Podi
Toor Dal – 1/2 cup
Bengal Gram Dal – 1/2 cup
Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tblsp
Dry Red Chillies – 15 to 20
Dried Curry Leaves – handful
Asafoetida – little
Salt as per taste
Oil – 1/2 tsp

1. Dry roast the toor dal, bengal gram dal and cumin seeds, separately, for a minute or two.
2. Heat oil in a pan over medium flame.
3. Fry the curry leaves and red chillies for a minute.
4. Switch off the flame and allow it to cool.
5. Grind all the ingredients together to a smooth powder.
6. Store it in an airtight container.

Tip: You can also add 4 to 5 garlic cloves if desired.



  1. subbu lekshmi


  2. The paruppu podi is very tasty. My daughter like this podi very much.

  3. The people who is out of andhra will also love the andhra paruppu podi a very very very much!.

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