Instant Idli podi |Chutney powder | Hurikadale Chutney podi is made using roasted Roasted Gram / Bengal Gram. It is a spicy and mildly sweet powder served as a side dish for idli/dosa/upma or many south Indian tiffin items. the key item in the powder is roasted gram which has been mildly roasted and powdered. This high protein side dish also makes a perfect topping for a podi idli or a Utthappam.

More about roasted gram and its benefits here.

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10 minute Quick Idli podi |Chutney powder | Hurikadale Chutney podi recipe.

Chutney powder – Idli podi

10 minute Quick Idli podi |Chutney powder | Hurikadale Chutney podi
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Indian
Cuisine South Indian


  • 1 cup Roasted chana dal / Kadle papu / Hurikadale
  • ¼ cup Roasted dry coconut
  • ¼ cup Chilli powder Less spicy but colourful chilli powder
  • 3 Pieces Fresh garlic
  • 1 tbsp Jaggery
  • ½ lemon size Tamarind
  • 10 leaves Curry leaf
  • 1 tsp Salt or as required


  • Roast the roasted gram in an dry pan for 3-4 minutes.
  • Dry roast the dry coconut for a few minutes to remove excess moisture.
  • Dry fry the curry leaves till crisp.
  • Add all the dry roasted ingredients and garlic, tamarind, chilli powder, jaggery and salt and powder to coarse powder.
  • The perfectly balanced spicy sweet tangy chutney powder is ready.
  • Serve with Idly / Dosa/ Upma
Keyword Chutney podi, Idli podi

This chutney powder pairs very well with any of these dosa.

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