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Flax Seeds Podi Recipe – Flax Seed Chutney Powder Recipe

Flax Seeds Podi Recipe or Flax Seed Chutney Powder to serve with idli, dosa or mixed with rice.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Condiments
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 1 cup
Author: Radhika

Ingredients

  • Flax seeds – ½ cup
  • Peanuts – ¼ cup
  • Urad dal – ¼ cup
  • Roasted Gram Dal or Pottukadalai - 1/4 cup
  • Whole dry red chilies- 12 to 15
  • Sesame seeds – 2 tbsp
  • Tamarind - gooseberry size
  • Rock or Crystal Salt - to taste

Instructions

  • Heat a pan and roast flax seeds over low flame. When they begin to pop, transfer them to a plate.
  • Dry roast urad dal till it becomes golden brown over low flame. Transfer to a plate.
  • Dry roast peanuts over low flame till you get the aroma. Transfer to the plate. You can remove the skin if you want. But I do not bother.
  • Dry roast sesame seeds till they pop and transfer to the same plate to cool down.
  • Dry roast whole dry red chilies for 1-2 minutes. Transfer to a plate.
  • In the same pan when it is still warm, add tamarind and roast for a minute.
  • Take dry red chilies, tamarind, salt in a mixie jar and grind to a coarse powder.
  • Add the rest of the dry roasted ingredients and grind to a coarse powder.
  • Flax seeds podi is ready.
  • Enjoy with idli, dosa or mixed with rice.