Milagai podi is commonly used in most of our Indian recipes.We have many variety of Powder to make the food delicious,enhance Aroma and to simplify our cooking work with minimized effort.
Sambar podi, is commonly used for all variety of dishes and mostly in Sambar,all mild spices with Coriander and dal with hing is dry roasted and powdered.
Garam masala is a heavy spice powder with all spices without Coriander and Red chilli, Dry roasted and ground to a fine powder.
Chilli powder is a plain red chilli powder used for marinating without any other spices.
Milagai podi is dry roasted or sun-dried Red chilli, Fennel and Cumin seeds with fried channa (Chutney kadalai)grind in the mill to smooth powder. Without coriander, Asafoetida are spices which give heavy aroma.
Uses of this Milagai Podi:
This can be used in Vengaya kosu instant chutney, Therakkal, Avial and any vegetable masala it will be more spicy and less aromatic, comparatively with Sambar masala, also alternatively used for Red chilli powder.
Red chilli-1/2 kg
Fennel seeds-100 gms
Cumin seeds-100 gms
Fried channa(pottu kadalai)-100 gms
Dry roast and cool these ingredients and grind in the mill to smooth powder.