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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

ANDHRA STYLE KANDI PODI OR ROASTED PIGEON PEA POWDER from Pakashalaindiankitchen

KANDI PODI OR ROASTED PIGEON PEAS POWDER OR GUNPOWDER 

This dish is authentic Andhra region's Dish and forms part of Andhra Thali,having this powder on hot rice with shud desi Ghee...Yummy. Cant describe those happy moments ,only you have to experience,Simple recipe Roast ingradients,blend them and store them 


Ingredients 

  • 1.      Dry  red chilly  4-5     (as your taste)
  • 2.     salt 2 tea spoons          (as per taste)
  • 3.     thur dal quarter cup    (Kandi pappu)
  • 4.     chana dal quarter cup (Senaga Pappu)
  • 5.     moong dal quarter cup (Pesara Papu)
  • 6.     jeera 2 tea spoons
  • 7.    Curry Leves          (optional)
  •  8.    garlic  flakes   4-5 (optional
Method:
  • Dry roast toor dal until it turns red in color and keep it aside and dry roast moong dal until red in color and remove it from pan and keep it aside and do the same with chana dal.Always dry roast each dal separately as they will not get roasted uniformly otherwise.Let them cool.
  • Dry roast red chillies until they turn slight red in color and keep them aside.
  • Dry roast cumin seeds and keep them aside.
  • Once all the dals come to room temperature grind all the dals with red chillies,cumin seeds and salt to a powder.You can either grind it to a fine powder or slightly coarse powder.
  • Store it in an air tight container.
Serve it with hot steamed rice and a dollop of ghee.You can serve chopped raw onions along with it,it tastes delicious.