Posted September 12th, 2007 by Lakshmi Pamidimukkala

My husband had very severe cold and wanted to eat some thing really spicy . I was reminded of karappodi my favourite what my mother used to make on demand . It seems like all of us now away from her miss it lots. But then I had no other option on hand except to make it myself .
Though we are apart she is always there in our hearts….



Mustard seeds - 3 tbsp

Fenugreek seeds - 2 tbsp

Urad dal - 2 tbsp

Chana dal - 2 tbsp

Red chillies - a handfull and little more

Salt - 1 tbsp

Tamarind - 1 tbsp

Garlic pods - 3 nos

Oil - 2 tbsp

Turmeric - pinch of it


Heat oil in apan . Add mustard seeds once they start popping add fenugreek seeds . Once you confirm that fenugreek seeds are fried too , add urad dal , chana dal , garlic pods , red chillies and fry them well . Put off the flame and add tamarind paste along with turmeric.Cool it and add salt to it and grind it to a fine course powder . It goes well with rice in case of cold and also with idli …

One Response to: “KARAPPODI”

  1. debtfreeme responds:
    Posted: September 13th, 2007 at 4:45 am

    MMmmm ! I love Indian food thanks for the recipes

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