Paruppu Podi/ Dal Powder
Pottu Kadalai/ Roasted gram-200gms
Milagai/ Whole Dry red chilly-25gms
Milagu/ Whole black pepper-50gms
Salt to taste
Dry roast Milagai and Milagu seprately. Allow to cool and grind along with Pottu kadalai in mixer to a fine powder. Add salt to the powder and store in a air tight jar. Mix this dal powder to the hot steamed rice along with ghee or gingelly oil and serve. This dal powder can be stored for a month.
Poondu Paruppu Podi/ Garlic Dal Powder
To the above ingredients add 2 cloves of garlic while grinding. Add salt to the powder and store in a air tight jar. This dal powder can be stored for an week due to the moisture content.