Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Sundal Podi | Sundal Spice Powder | Spice Mix

Sundal Podi, a flavorful spice mix used in sundal recipes. In our home, Amma never used this kind of spice mix for sundal, always make with simple tempering and grated coconut, so i was not aware of this sundal podi until recently.I had came across this recipe through Instagram and  instantly bookmarked and tried it few days back, the spice mix is really aromatic and gives nice flavor and taste to the sundal. Glad i give a try to this spice mix.In addition to the sundal recipe, it can be also used in various veg curries and stir fry. As navarathi/Golu season has started, make a batch of this spice mix, it will come handy for making the sundal in minutes. 

Sundal Podi | Sundal Spice | Spice Mix

Preparation Time : 5 mins | Cooking Time : 10 minsMakes : 1/4 cup 
Recipe Category: Spice Powder | Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Coriander seed - 2 tbsp
Red chili - 5
Chana dal - 1 tbsp
Urad dal - 1 tbsp
Cumin seed - 1 tsp
Black pepper corns - 1 tsp

Measure and add all the ingredients into pan, start roasting till it becomes aromatic and the dals change its color to golden brown, switch off the flame and let it cool.Put into mixie/blender jar and grind into smooth powder. Store it in air tight container and use it as needed.Flavorful Sundal Podi is ready.
  • The flavors are wonderful when it's fresh, so i recommend to make it in small quantity like i did here and used it within a week.
  • Keep the flame in medium while roasting the spices.  
  • You can use the same spice mix for poriyal and other veggies too
  • The given quantity of chili and pepper is very mild, you can add more if you like more spice.

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