Idli podi, chutney pudi, or milagai podi (Tamil: இட்லிப் பொடி; Malayalam: ഇഡ്ഡലി പൊടി;Telugu: కారం పొడి:Kannada: ಚಟ್ನಿ ಪುಡಿ) is a coarse spice powder, originating from the Indian subcontinent, with a mixture of ground dry spices that typically contains dried chilis, black gram, chickpeas, salt and sesame seeds. The spice mix is commonly referred to in informal speech as "gunpowder" or chutney powder.[1] It is generally mixed with gingelly (sesame) oil or melted ghee when it is served alongside idli or dosa.[2]

Idli podi
Region or stateSouth India
Idli podi

See alsoEdit

  • List of condiments


  1. ^ Borah, Plavaneeta (26 January 2019). "5 Delicious Chutney Powders You Need To Pick Right Now". Retrieved 31 August 2020.
  2. ^ "How To Make Sensational Gun Powder At Home: A Perfect Recipe For Keeps". NDTV Food. Retrieved 31 August 2020.