Saturday, April 20, 2024


Ellu Podi

This can be an accompaniment even to rice dishes and to any other dish where one requires a hotter spicy taste.


Gingelly seeds - Ellu 2 cups - White or cleaned only
Dry chillies 100 Gms
Garlic 4 clove
Curry leaves 10
Tamarind ½ teaspoons
Salt to taste


Dry roast separately the Gingelly seeds Chillies, garlic cloves and curry leaves.

Grind the dry chillies, garlic, curry leaves, tamarind and salt in a grinder to a fairly smooth mixture.

Place this mixture in a bowl and add the roasted gingelly seeds and thoroughly mix them.

Adjust salt.

Note: If you like more garlic flavour then add more garlic to your taste.