Sunday, September 25, 2016

ALSI PODI

FLAX SEEDS  alasi
The benefits of Flax seed are numerous and this tiny brownish seed is packed with micronutrients, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and healthy cholesterol that help fight several ailments such as, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, hot flashes.  A single table spoon of ground flax seeds contain 2 grams of poly-unsaturated fatty acids.


  • NEEDED
  • flax seeds - 100 gms 
  • urad dal -  2 tbsp
  • red chilly  - 5
  • jeera / cumin seeds - 3/4 tsp
  • tamarind - small marble size
  • salt 

  • METHOD
  • Dry roast flax seeds on medium heat . leave it to cool.
  • dry roast urad dal and red chilli until dal turns golden brown .
  • dry roast jeera and tamarind separately .
  • dry grind everything together with needed salt to a slightly coarse powder.
  • store it  in a air tight container.
  • can have it with idly , dosa  
  • or you can mix this podi with steaming hot rice  topped with ghee.





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