Ingredients for Mulakaapodi:

1. Coconut oil – 1 small spoon

2. Black gram – 1 glass

    Bengal gram – ¼ glass

3. Red chillies – 20

4. Asafetida – ¾ small spoon

    Salt – For taste

How to prepare Mulakaapodi?

1. Fry black gram and Bengal gram in oil.

2. When it turns red, remove from pan.

3. In the same pan, add red chillies and fry well.

4. Put off the flame and add asafoetida, daals and salt.

5. Mix all ingredients together. Allow it to cool.

6. Blend your Mulakaapodi in a mixer. You need not grind it to a fine powder.

7. Mulakaapodi is a good combo for dosa, idli, ada etc. Add a little coconut oil or ghee, and mix well.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine November 13-26, 2021

Read Chammanthi Podi recipe here.

Also read a few more chutney recipes.


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