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Sundal Podi
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Sundal Podi | Dry spice mix powder for Sundal

Sundal Podi is a dry spice mix used to garnish the sundal or lentil salad which is prepared during the Navratri festivals in India.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Condiments
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 1 cup
Calories: 44kcal
Author: sharmila kingsly

Standard 1 cup measures 240 ml


  • ¼ cup Coriander Seeds
  • 5 Dry Red chilli
  • 2 tbsp Urad Dal
  • 2 tbsp Channa Dal
  • ½ tsp Salt or as needed to taste


  • Dry Roast all the ingredients together till they turn golden.
  • Now switch off the stove and cool down the ingredients completely.
  • Once they cool down using a blender, grind everything to form a coarse powder. cool down completely and store the powder in a container.



  • You can also dry roast 2 tbsp of coconut in the spice mix.
  • But if you are planning to store the powder for a long time skip coconut.
  • If coconut is used it has to be used within a week.
  • Stays good up to 6-8 months if handled with care.


Calories: 44kcal | Carbohydrates: 7.4g | Protein: 2.8g | Fat: 0.5g | Saturated Fat: 0.1g | Sodium: 293mg | Potassium: 117mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 0.8g | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg
Keyword Navaratri recipe, Sundal Podi
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