Paruppu Podi/Mixed lentil Powder/Spiced Dal Powder is a staple in most of our houses. It is a quick and healthy accompaniment to rice and especially for babies, kids and toddlers. If you have the paruppu podi in your pantry you can manage a quick, tasty and healthy lunch. Paruppu podi has different versions and the below one is a special method from mom for babies, kids and toddlers. We have always a stock of paruppu podi with pottukadalai at home as we have the habit of including it with sothi / vendhaya saru /puli kulambhu/keerai saaru. This can be stored for 3 months at room temperature. This is a no garlic version, I shall soon share the garlic version, special spicy version too.
Let’s have a look the recipe of Paruppu podi.
- Toor Dhal -1/4 cup
- Moong Dhal-1/4 cup
- Pepper-1/2 tbsp
- Red Chilly-2
1.Measure all ingredients and keep them ready.
2.Clean the pulses .
3.In a pan , dry roast pepper and separate it.
4.Add the remaining ingredients and dry roast for 5 minutes in medium flame until aroma arises.
5.Cool them in a plate and grind them into a fine powder.
6.Cool and store in an airtight container.
You can add some roasted bengal gram/pottukadalai to this.
The ratio is purely your choice.
Skip red chillies for kids below one year.
Serve this with a dash of ghee and steaming hot rice.
Ensure to have introduced each ingredient well in advance and eliminate allergies before trying this.
Always have a word with your doctor before introducing any new food to your babies.
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