Gun Powder| Molaha Podi – Homemade

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The Gunpowder for Idli is one of the most famous items/condiments in
India, especially down south in Tamil Nadu. The gunpowder is a versatile food
item, which can be used both as a seasoning, or as a side dish or even as a
powder for any of your choice of potato or vegetable fries. It’s known as
molaha podi for this recipe we needs urad dal, chana dal, peanuts, sesame and
dried red chilies.
Time: 10 Minutes
Time: 20 Minutes
2 Cup
Homemade Condiments
Andhra Cuisine
1/2 Cup Urad Dal/ 
1/2 Cup Chana Dal/ Bengal Gram
1/2 Cup Peanuts
1/2 Cup Sesame Seeds- white
3-5 Dried Red Chilies, whole
6-8 Curry Leaves
1 Tbsp. Coconut Powder (Dried)
1/2 Tsp. Asafoetida
Salt to Taste

Dry roast the ingredients both dal, red chilies,
sesame seeds and peanuts, coconut powder, curry leaves one by one in pan without using oil. Keep aside to
cool at room temperature.
In a mixer grinder, Add salt and
asafoetida with roasted ingredients in jar and grind them coarsely.
Notes: Adjust the salt as per your taste. Don’t grind it too
powdery; let the texture of the mixture be a little coarse.

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