Channa dal - cup
Urad dal – 1 cup
Sesame seed – ¼ cup
Red chilli -5
Jaggery , powdered – ¼ cup
Oil -2 teaspoons
- Dry roast sesame seeds till they splutter and keep aside.
- Heat oil in a pan and roast red chilli for a minute. Drain and keep side. When you are in this step, be sure to keep the windows open and switch on the exhaust fan.
- In the same oil, roast the channa dal and urad dal along with the asafetida.
- Cool and powder along with salt and sesame seed.
- When the mixture is semi- coarse, add the jaggery and run the mixier in short bursts. You can powder it coarsely or finely, the choice is yours.
- Spread out on a plate and store in an air tight container after an hour.
- This is a great side dish with idli / dosa.
- We like to have it like a spread on chapathi. Mix this powder with a little oil and spread over chapathi. Roll it and serve along with tea / coffee…Yum…..
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