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Fried Gram Powder | Putnala Podi

Fried Gram Powder | Putnala Podi

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Putnala Podi, also known as roasted gram powder or dalia powder, is a versatile spice blend that adds a burst of flavor to South Indian cuisine. From its creation to its health benefits, let's delve into the fascinating world of Putnala Podi.

How our Putnala Podi is made

Putnala Podi is crafted through a meticulous process that involves roasting chana dal (split chickpeas) to perfection. The roasted dal is then combined with an array of aromatic spices such as red chilies, cumin seeds, garlic, and salt. The mixture is skillfully ground to achieve a coarse powder, preserving the texture and intensity of each ingredient. This traditional method results in a spice blend that captures the authentic taste of South Indian cuisine.

Ingredients Used in our Putnala podi

The beauty of Putnala Podi lies in its simple yet powerful combination of ingredients. Common components include chana dal for a nutty base, red chilies for heat, cumin seeds for earthiness, and garlic for depth of flavor. The harmonious blend of these elements creates a spice mix that's not only delicious but also rich in texture and aroma.

Health Benefits of Putnala Podu

Putnala Podi isn't just a culinary delight; it also boasts several health benefits. Chana dal, a primary ingredient, is a great source of protein and fiber, promoting satiety and aiding in digestion. The spices in the mix, such as cumin and garlic, contribute antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. Including Putnala Podi in your diet can be a flavorful way to enhance both taste and nutritional value.

Nutritional Facts of Putnala Podi

Nutrient Amount per 1 tablespoon (15g)
Calories 60
Total Fat 2g
- Saturated Fat 0.2g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 300mg
Total Carbohydrates 8g
- Dietary Fiber 2g
- Sugars 0g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 200 IU
Vitamin C 5mg
Calcium 30mg
Iron 1.5mg

 

Shelf Life of Putnala Podi

One of the advantages of Putnala Podi is its impressive shelf life. Stored in an airtight container in a cool, dark place, it can last for several months without losing its potency. This longevity makes it a convenient pantry staple, ready to transform your dishes with its distinctive taste whenever inspiration strikes.

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