|Sesame Seeds Powder / Ellu podi|
Urad dhal - 4 tbsp
Sesame seeds - 4 tbsp
Whole red chilli - 5 nos
Salt - to taste
In a pan , dry roast the urad dhal till it turns slightly brown in colour . Set aside and allow it to cool .
Now dry roast the sesame seeds till it crackles and add the whole red chillies and roast till the chili become slightly brown in color . I used black sesame seeds for this recipe . Set aside and let it cool .
Transfer the cooled urad dhal , sesame seeds , red chili , in to a mixer . Add salt and and grind it in to a coarse powder .
Store it in a airtight container and use it .
Mix this spice powder in rice with ghee and have it . It can be mixed with gingely oil / Ghee and served with Idly and dosa .