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Thursday, February 24, 2011

ELLU PODI (SPICE & SALT VERSION) / SESAME SEEDS POWDER


This podi(powder) is used for ELLORAI done on maavilakku day. Tastes the best when mixed with hot rice and ghee. I have used black sesame seeds. White sesame seeds can also be used.

INGREDIENTS:

Black sesame seeds - 1/4 cup

Urad dhal - 1 cup

Dry red chillies - 6

Pepper corns - 1/4 tsp.
Hing
- 1/4 tsp.
Salt
- as per taste (approximately 3/4 tsp.)
Oil
- 1 tablespoon

METHOD:


Soak sesame seeds in water for 10 minutes. Check for mud and dust. Drain the water completely. Keep aside for 5 minutes.

In a kadai, dry roast sesame seeds till it splutters and be careful the seeds should not be burnt. In the same kadai, heat oil and fry the other ingredients till golden brown. Combine all , add salt and dry grind in a mixie to a powder.

NOTE:
The seeds splutters after the water is dried. The water gets dried while roasting the sesame seeds and need not pat it dry.

35 comments :

  1. Can both white and black sesame seeds be used..i love to do it..

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  2. Hi akka,

    Yummy ellu podi...:)

    Dr.Sameena@

    http://www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com/

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  3. S kalpana both seeds can be used. But black will be more flavoured

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  4. I have not tried it yet!!.....but it looks delicious.....Abrazotes, Marcela

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  5. That is such a wonderful recipe to have.would love to try.

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  6. Great to eat when mixed with hot rice and a bit of ghee along with roasted appalam

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  7. This is my fav podi...Will try it Soon

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  8. Looks yummy and tasty.Wonderful podi.

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  9. Yummy podi..Will give it a try soon..

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  10. nice ellu podi and my favourite too I love ellorai.

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  11. Wat a flavourful podi, love to have with ghee and rice..yumm!

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  12. wow...looking so tempting podi..thanks for sharing...

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  13. wow dat looks nice and i can smell it from here

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  14. My Fav podi.. both tasty and Healthy.

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  15. My husband loves this podi a lot.. will try this way soon.thnx :)

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  16. I always LOVE to have podis all ready at home...Should give this a try soon. Do you store in the fridge??

    Shobha

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  17. Never made ellu podi like this,will try,its very good for health!

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  18. thats so yummy ....here s an award for u

    http://hasnasdelights.blogspot.com/2011/02/rasgulla-blackforest-cake-one-lovely.html

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  19. never tried this one .... looks yummy .......

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  20. Was missing this at my house, but not anymore.

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  21. Aah..ore pasi maami - ellorai saadam sapadanum pola irukku!

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  22. Very nice. Never eaten this .. Will try

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