Samandhi Podi

This flavourful and spicy chutney powder can be eaten with any snack. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Samandhi Podi
Main Ingredients Dried coconut ( khopra), Dried red chillies
Cuisine Kerala
Course Powders
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Samandhi Podi

  • 3 cups Dried coconut ( khopra) grated
  • 8-10 Dried red chillies
  • 1/2 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fenugreek seeds (methi dana)
  • 8-10 Curry leaves
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dried ginger powder (soonth)
  • 1 lemon sized tamarind ball


  1. Dry roast coconut, red chillies, coriander powder, black pepper powder, fenugreek seeds and curry leaves in a non-stick pan till the coconut is evenly browned. Set aside to cool.
  2. Transfer the red chillies into a blender and grind it with salt. Add rest of the coconut mixture and grind again.
  3. Add ginger powder and tamarind and grind again to a coarse powder.
  4. Store in air tight bottle.