Karappodi is used both in rice ,idlis or dosas next to chutneys with either 1 tsp of ghee or oil . And also it tastes excellent with steamed rice with a dallop of ghee.

Ground nuts 1/2 cup
Channa daal 1/2 cup
Urad daal 1/2 cup
Dhania 1 cup
Jeera 2 tbsp
Red chillies 12 to 14
adjust according to your taste
Tamarind lime sized
Table salt
Place a pan on the stove and roast all ,groundnuts,urad daal,channa daal,dhania,jeera , redchillies each seperately.Lastly mix all of them and dry grind into a smooth  powder form ,also add tamarind while dry grinding them.Lastly adjust salt and mix thoroughly.Store them in airtight container.
Serve with rice or hot idlis with a tsp of ghee


  1. simple and delicious podi recipe.. simply superrr !!

  2. Superb spice podi. My favourite with hot idli.

  3. Spicy podi sure would be good match for dosas and idlis.


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