|Murungai Keerai Podi|
Drumstick leaves / Murungai Keerai - 2 cups
( wash and dry on a towel or kitchen tissue inside the house till crisp)
Salt to taste
Urad dal - 2 tsp
Channa dal - 2 tsp
Sesame seeds - 1 & 1/2 tsp
Coriander seeds - 1 tsp
Pepper - 3/4 tsp
Jeera / Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Red chillies - 4
Hing - 1/4 tsp
Heat a kadai dry roast all ingredients separately except salt . hing and drumstick leaves till light brown.
Switch off the stove and add the drumstick leaves , hing and salt , saute till combined. Let the ingredients cool completely.
Add the roasted ingredients into a mixi jar and grind to a semi smooth powder.
Store it in a clean jar. Mix 1 or 2 tsps of this podi , ghee or sesame oil to hot rice mix and enjoy!
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