Also known as molagapudi or milagadi podi, this powder is a mix of ground spices, coconut, chickpeas and roasted lentils that is served with idli. Gunpowder can also served with dosas, uttapams etc.
Today, I devour having gunpowder/chutney podi/pudi with hot rice and dosas, along with a generous pour of ghee of course.
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