Paruppu Podi

Powder made of roasted dals, chana and spices, goes well with steamed rice. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Split Pigeon pea, Split Bengal Gram
Cuisine Tamil Nadu
Course Pickles, Jams and Chutneys
Prep Time 0-5 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Tangy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Paruppu Podi

  • 1 cup Split Pigeon pea
  • 1/2 cup Split Bengal Gram
  • 4 tablespoons Oil
  • 20 cloves Garlic chopped
  • 1/2 Tamarind lemon sized ball
  • 2 tablespoons Black peppercorns
  • 1 cup Whole dry red chillies
  • 1/2 cup Roasted chana dal (dalia)
  • to taste Salt


  1. Take a pan and roast the toovar dal, chana dal separately to a light brown color. Keep aside.
  2. Heat two tablespoons of oil and sauté garlic, tamarind, and peppercorns and keep aside. Lightly roast the red chillies in two tablespoons of oil and keep aside.
  3. When all the ingredients are cool Grind to a fine powder with roasted chana dal and salt. Store in a dry airtight container.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2042
Carbohydrates 247.6
Protein 91.1
Fat 76.4
Other Fiber Iron- 17.5mg