November 23, 2010

Kandi Kobbari Podi ~ Spicy Toor Dal and Coconut Powder

Ingredients :

Red Gram/ Toor Dal : 1 cup
Dry Coconut pieces : 1/2 cup
Whole Red Chillies : 8 to 10
Curry Leaves : 1 stem
Garlic Pods : 2
A small piece of Tamarind
Salt to taste
Oil : 2 tsp

Method :

Chop the dry coconut into thin slices and set aside. Heat one teaspoon of oil a wide pan. Add and roast the toor dal on low flame till aromatic and until they turn into brown color. Switch off the flame and let it cool completely. In the same pan, add another teaspoon of oil and put the curry leaves and fry for a minute. Then add the whole red chillies and coconut slices to it and fry till light golden color. Remove from the flame and allow it to cool. Grind all the roasted spices and remaining ingredients into a powder. Serve with hot steamed rice and a dollop of ghee.

Other Names : Kandipappu Kobbari Podem, Red Gram and Dry Coconut powder.


  1. Hari,

    This podi looks delicious with hot rice and pappad.

  2. ma amma vanta gurtukuvachindi, when I read the title. super kada meeru :-).



  3. Easy, storable, delectable recipe!

  4. Hey this sure is a nice podi. Would love to try this this sometime :)

  5. Abba idesukuni neyyi vesukuni vedi annam lo tinte... addiripotundi :)

  6. tempting podi. we call it togaribele chutney pudi in Kannada. Tastes great with hot rice, isn't it?

  7. Love all these spicy podi's as they make lunch easier on Lazy days!!! Can i substitute Kopra with Dessicated coconut Powder???

  8. Kandi podi looks yumm...perfect wid hot rice n ghee...:)

  9. hey..whr do u stay in hyderabad?
    I would b der next month,if possible lets catch up..

  10. This podi is very new to me,nice click!

  11. I am a big fan of podis, so had to bookmark it.

  12. I have to make it this week:) looks so good!


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