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parippu podi, iyer style

Parripu podi

Savory lentil mix
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Preserves
Cuisine diabetic friendly, gluten free, Indian, One pot, South indian, tamilnadu, Vegan, Vegetarian, Winter
Servings 10
Calories 25 kcal


  • 1/2 cup split pigeon pea tur dal / tuvaram parippu
  • 5 - 7 dry red chilli
  • 1/4 tsp Black pepper
  • salt to taste


  • In a heavy bottom wok,dry roast dal till it turns golden brown in color.   Don't leave at this step . If it burns the powder is of no use.
  • Remove and let it cool on a plate. Place the black pepper on the dal so it can warm.
  • Dry roast the red chillies separately.    
  • Grind everything together to a powder along with salt.
  • Store it in an air tight container.


Store in an airtight container, use a clean dry spoon each time of use. the shelf life is round an month or two.
If making larger quantities store in the freezer. It stays fresh.


Serving: 5gCalories: 25kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 2gFat: 0.2gSaturated Fat: 0.02gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.004gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.03gTrans Fat: 0.003gCholesterol: 0.2mgSodium: 87mgPotassium: 4mgFiber: 1gSugar: 0.2g
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