Saturday, January 14, 2012

Sesame Powder/Ellu Podi

Homemade spice powders are always welcome whenever we feel lazy to cook up,every home have their own versions or their traditional way of preparing those handy spice powders, one of my mom's signature spice powder is this simple,quick,easy breezy sesame powder,this flavourful ellu podi goes awesome with hot steaming rice, i love to have this podi with rice often, i wont even drizzle ghee or oil while mixing this delicious powder...You can keep this sesame podi for a month in an air tightened box, they will serve even as Idli podi whenever you run  out of  your usual idli podis.. I just love to sprinkle this podi while preparing dosais to make them as podi dosais, also while making curries...Obviously this is one of the best and super flavourful podi we never stopped preparing them whenever we like having something spicy...A perfect podi to enjoy simply with ghee topped hot steaming rice..Sending to CWF-Sesame seeds guest hosted by Reva,event by Kiran, Vardhini's U event,Susan's MLLA#43 guest hosted by Cayenne ,and to Gayathri's Walking Through the Memory Lane,Sudha's Love for Lentils&to Flavors of Tamilnadu hosted at Sweet Karam Kapi.. ..




1cup Sesame seeds
5nos Dry red chillies
10nos Peppercorns
1/4cup Channa dal
1/4cup Urad dal
1/2tsp Asafoetida powder
Salt


Dry roast sesame seeds, dry red chillies,peppercorns together until a nice aroma comes out, to the same pan,dry roast the channadal,asafoetida powder and urad dal until they turns slightly brown..Let them cool completely.


Grind everything as bit coarse powder and store them in an air tightened box..Serve with rice..



26 comments:

  1. I always love such kind of podi with rice,this sesame podi sounds great n u added pepper also which makes it more spicy n flavorful..Mmmm, can't wait to try this n nice presentation...podi sadham urundai tempts me a lot :)

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  2. Sounds delicious. especially the ball I think of rice mixed with this podi. Will make it.

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  3. Haven't tried yet.This one looks interesting.

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  4. awesome recipe...love it

    Aarthi
    http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

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  5. I like adding podi to any rice that i am eating. i make sambar less spicy for my husband and add podis like this to mine and eat it spicy :-)

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  6. Totally new to me...not getting the recipe
    Sorry if I sound weird...but I am curious to know how I can utilize it.
    We have to consume it in powder form?

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  7. wow very healthy and simple...just for the days when you don't feel like cooking...

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  8. Really a healthy podi..Never tasted Ellu podi!!Thanks for the recipe :)

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  9. Yum Yum Ellu Podi.Luv it with Ghee roast.Delish!.Happy Pongal Dear!

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  10. Ellu podi looks lovely..and so simple to make..will try this..thanks for sharing..

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  11. Hello Priyaka
    I love ellu podi, my mother also adds kollu powder to it. Didn't know you were from Pondicherry. My grandparents live near Cuddalore (EID parry location). Glad to know that!! Happy new year to you!

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  12. Delicious and flavorful podi,looks tempting...

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  13. Super spicy and delicious. A very Happy Pongal to you Priya.

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  14. Very delicious and flavourful podi...

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  15. I can smell the pepper and sesame together in the podi, can't wait to try some..

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  16. Podi looks so yummy dear. I always like this with curd rice or idly:) Happy pongal!

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  17. Very nice podi and beautiful clicks.

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  18. Somthin new to me....awesome recipe

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  19. Very inviting Podi !! looks delicious !!
    Happy SanKrathi!!

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  20. Nice and healthy podi..beautiful clicks..

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  21. i love the taste of sesame.. very nice recipe...

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  22. I can't get enough of different spice mixtures and yours looks great. Thanks for sending this to My Legume Love Affair.

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