Recipe

Fenugreek Podi (ready-to-eat masala powder) - oil-free!

Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Servings
7 servings

'Methkoot' as referred to in Maharastra and used as 'Menthya hittu' in North Karnataka, this is a powder available in every household where age-old family recipes are passed on from generations in the family. This used to be used as a brilliant rice mixture when the side accompaniments of rice like sambar/rasam were less for the family. The powder when mixed with rice gives a wonderful aroma but not necessarily bitter. A mixture of lentils with the fenugreek renders a long-lasting taste that is unforgettable as an experience for any person who tastes this for the first time.

Ingredients
  • 1 c channa dal
  • 3/4 c urad dal
  • 3/4 c yellow moong dal
  • 1/2 c rice
  • 1 tbsp methi or fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • Unrefined salt
Method
  1. Dry roast the channa dal, urad dal, moong dal, rice, fenugreek and cumin separately
  2. Grind them to a powder in a dry mixie jar with salt.

Usage

  1. This tastes great as mixed rice used with rice, powder, salt and lemon juice. Typically ghee is also used, but using dairy products are harmful to the body and hence its always best to avoid any grease from ghee and oils.
  2. This powder can be mixed with water and added to gojju which is another delicacy in karnataka

Disclaimer: The health journeys, blogs, videos and all other content on Wellcure is for educational purposes only and is not to be considered a ‘medical advice’ ‘prescription’ or a ‘cure’ for diseases. Any specific changes by users, in medication, food & lifestyle, must be done under the guidance of licensed health practitioners. The views expressed by the users are their personal views and Wellcure claims no responsibility for them.


04:37 PM | 20-04-2020

Wow! Traditional old favourite. This powder can be mixed with curd to make a quick raita, with a tadka of red chili mustard and curry leaves

Reply
Smitha Hemadri

03:16 PM | 25-04-2020

Yes ofcourse !


Related Post

2019-02-14 06:04:00

Chickpea Hummus - kids...

Hummus is a popular Mediterranean dip made out of chickpeas ...

Read

2020-04-20 06:15:00

Fenugreek Podi (ready-...

'Methkoot' as referred to in Maharastra and used as ...

Read
Scan QR code to download Wellcure App
Wellcure
'Come-In-Unity' Plan