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How to make Putnala Podi

Course Chutneys, Dips and Spreads
Cuisine Andhra Pradesh
By Cook Method Stovetop
Author Srivalli


  • 1 cup Fried Gram / Pottukadali / Dhalia / Pappullu
  • 1 tbsp Cumin seeds
  • 6 cloves Garlic
  • 1 tbsp Red Chilli powder
  • Salt to taste


  • Heat a nonstick pan and dry roast the cumin seeds for couple of minutes till the aroma comes out. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  • Now add salt chilli powder, fried gram and make a powder
  • Towards the end, add peeled garlic and pulse to a fine powder.
  • Remove from the mixer. Spread a plate for it to cool down slight. Then store.
  • Serve this with hot rice with ghee. It can be served with tiffin as well.


This will stay for 6 months
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