Kerala Chammanthi Podi

Kerala Chammanthi Podi

Thenga Chammanthi podi is one of the most popular and traditional side dish of Kerala cuisine.This podi is usually prepared using roasted coconut and some spices.This goes well with kanji(rice porridge).

Prajusha Vinod


  1. 2 Cups Coconut Grated
  2. 10 chilly dry red
  3. 1/2 Teaspoon urad dal
  4. 1/2 Teaspoon Asafoetida
  5. 1 Tablespoon Coriander seeds
  6. Tamarind (gooseberry size)
  7. 2 Cloves Garlic
  8. 1 Teaspoon Peppercorns
  9. 1 Sprig Curryleaves
  10. salt


45 mins
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    Heat a pan. Dry roast grated coconut and all other ingredients except tamarind and salt till dark brown in color.This takes about 20-25 minutes on medium flame..

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    Once it is done,remove from fire. Let it cool.Add tamarind and salt to it and stir well. Grind it into a coarse powder.

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    Don’t use oil while roasting

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